The World’s Wisdom: Sacred Texts of the World’s Religions


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The World’s Wisdom is a book you will turn to again and again.

Philip Novak has collected nuggets of wisdom from around the world in this wonderful starting point for the spiritual seeker, . Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Primal Religions (e.g., Native American, African, etc.) all contribute to this “world bible.”

In this perfect companion to Huston Smith’s bestselling The World’s Religions, Philip Novak distills the most powerful and elegant expressions of the wisdom of humankind. Authentic, poetic translations of key texts are coupled with insightful introductions and “grace notes.”

Philip Novak is the Santo Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Dominican University in San Rafael, California, where he has taught for over twenty years. He is also the co-author, with Huston Smith, of Buddhism: a Concise Introduction.

“A smorgasbord of delicacies prepared by the greatest chefs of religious literature that’s bound to please the spiritually discriminating palate.” — Ram Dass

ISBN: 9780060663421
Publisher: HarperOne
Pub Date: 07/1995
Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 7.94h x 5.52w x 1.08d

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Weight 0.75 lbs
Dimensions 7.94 × 5.52 × 1.08 in