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Published by [Caustic-Claflin Co., Printers] in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sacred books,
  • Religious literature

  • Edition Notes

    Published 1913.

    StatementCompiled, re-translated, adapted, and arranged, by Martin Kellogg Schermerhorn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL70 .S3 1914
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 247, [xxi]-xxiv p. incl. plate.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6561769M
    LC Control Number13023246
    OCLC/WorldCa6757949


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Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from First published: 10 May,   Sacred Scriptures of the World Religions examines religions across the world, offering an insight into each tradition's views of the world, through their scriptural texts and spiritual practices.

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book Old Testament and the New Testament which are then further divided into various books. Books are then divided into chapters and verses. The sixth edition of Scriptures of the World’s Religions brings together many of the world’s most influential sacred texts.

With comprehensive introductions in each chapter, the selected writings emphasize each religion’s founders, central doctrines, and historical development.5/5(4). Sacred Scriptures of the World Religions examines religions across the world, offering an insight into each tradition's views of the world, through their scriptural texts and spiritual practices.

By taking this perspective, the author has produced an indispensable introductory textbook which. World Scripture is an extraordinary journey through the sacred writings of the world's great religions. Organized by subject, the quotations, passages, and excerpts presented here provide readers with easy access to teachings on several hundred subjects, with quotes from different religious traditions/5(21).

The Bible is considered a divine inspiration that records the relationship between God and humankind. The sacred text dates back to 4 th Century from when copies have been preserved in the Vatican Library, and includes the holy writing related to Jesus.

It is regarded by Christians as the inerrant word of the : Khushboo Sheth. THE WORLD'S RELIGIONS AND THEIR SCRIPTURES. Judaism regards its sacred books as the complete source for all the teachings which God requires of his people for their welfare.

For Christianity, the sacred books of Judaism, called the Old Testament, are taken as a preparation for the final revelation that God would make through Christ--a. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schermerhorn, Martin K. (Martin Kellogg), Sacred scriptures of world-religion.

Cambridge, Mass. [Caustic-Claflin Co. Sacred Word and Sacred Text: Scripture in World Religions Hardcover – April 1, by Harold Coward (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Sacred scriptures of world-religion. book from Cited by: The fifth model of Scriptures of the World's Religions brings collectively many of the world's most influential sacred texts.

This textual content material consists of chapters on the 12 fundamental religious traditions in the current day, plus two chapters on indigenous religious practices.

Books of the Bible in Canonical Order. W elcome to the largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet.

The site is dedicated to religious tolerance and scholarship, and has the largest readership of any similar site on the web. The Bible refers to the sacred writings of Judaism and Christianity.

Bible has been passed down and read by the Christians all over the world for many generations together. Some believe it to be a fantastic historical treasure, others believe it to be a book to live by and rest as a simply fantastic story woven over time.

Sacred Texts in World Religions Some sacred texts form the cornerstone of a religion, instilling law, character and spirituality in its people; some are narratives of historical figures in the faith.

A text might be viewed as the unchanging “Word of God;” other texts are revised and expanded by later generations. The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions by Huston Smith. Book Description: Emphasizing the inner -- rather than institutional -- dimensions of [the world's major] religions, Smith devotes special attention to Zen and Tibetan Buddhism, Sufism, and the teachings of.

'For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of Yahuwah spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.' 2 Peter What specific example of this is mentioned by Peter. 'Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was.

Islamic Holy Books are the texts which Muslims believe were authored by God through various prophets throughout humanity's history. All these books, in Muslim belief, promulgated the code and laws that God ordained for those people.

Muslims believe the Quran to be the final revelation of God to mankind, and a completion and confirmation of previous scriptures. 1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2. Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3.

Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5. MOFFATT: THE SACRED BOOK IN RELIGION 5 as no other can be, in the phrase 'a people of the Book'.

The study of Comparative Religion converges on this conclusion. (ii) That the Sacred Book does not lie close to the cradle of its religion, is obviously true when we take 'sacred book' in the wider sense of any early scripture.

World Scripture A Comparative Anthology of Sacred Texts. Andrew Wilson, Editor International Religious Foundation, Archived by Bruce Schuman, United Communities of Spirit pages, Hardbound Edition. Scripture, also called sacred scripture, the revered texts, or Holy Writ, of the world’s religions.

Scriptures comprise a large part of the literature of the world. They vary greatly in form, volume, age, and degree of sacredness; but their common attribute is that their words are regarded by the devout as sacred. This anthology of scriptures in English translation from the world's living religions offers approximately 80 selections that vary in length from a few paragraphs to 15 pages.

Sections and subsections contain brief editor's introductions which discuss the nature and scope of scripture within each religion, and the history of the scripture presented. Comparative anthology of sacred texts: + passages from major religions, thematically organized.

Beyond Christianity, according to the Oxford World Encyclopedia, the term "scripture" has referred to a text accepted to contain the "sacred writings of a religion", while The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions states it refers to a text "having [religious] authority and often collected into an accepted canon".

The Book of Nature is a religious and philosophical concept originating in the Latin Middle Ages which views nature as a book to be read for knowledge and understanding. There also was a book written by Conrad of Megenberg in the 14th century with the original German title of "Buch der Natur".

Early theologians [who?] believed the Book of Nature was a source of God's. In the language of Christ and the Apostles the expression "scripture" or "scriptures" denotes the sacred books of the Jews. The New Testament uses the expressions in this sense about fifty times; but they occur more frequently in the Fourth Gospel and.

The Hindu View of Sacred Scriptures Each Hindu sect has its own sacred books. All of them, however, venerate a collection of four books called the Vedas.

These books reflect the developing Hindu belief system during the period from – BC. Many Hindus also see as sacred a series of writings composed in Sanskrit during the first century AD. The Sacred Scriptures Bethel Edition (SSBE) is a Sacred Name Bible which uses the names Yahweh and Yahshua in both the Old and New Testaments (Chamberlin p.

It was produced by Jacob O. Meyer, based on the American Standard Version of and it contains over pages. The Assemblies of Yahweh printed 5, copies of the first edition in It is also Derived from: English Revised Version – Read everything Jesus says in the New Testament in one sitting.

There is now a separate Gnosticism Index. Translated by G.R.S. Mead []. by G.R.S. Mead []. Selections from the Mandæan John-Book, tr. by G.R.S. Mead []. Note: While the Mandaeans are not Christians, this text is important for the study of Gnostic beliefs -- editor.

In Sacred Scripture, the Church constantly finds her nourishment and her strength, for she welcomes it not as a human word, "but as what it really is, the word of God".

67 "In the sacred books, the Father who is in heaven comes lovingly to meet his children, and talks with them." II. INSPIRATION AND TRUTH OF SACRED SCRIPTURE. The Sacred Scriptures and Literature of Hinduism According to tradition, the Shiva Sutras were found engraved on a stone by Vasugupta, who probably lived in the 8th century AD, which became the basis for Kashmiri is a free or flexible translation of the Sutras which forms a part of the book by same name, with translation and.

The primary sacred text of Christianity is the Bible. Its name is derived from the Latin word biblia, which simply means "books." The Christian Bible is made of two parts: the Old Testament, which is almost identical to the Jewish Bible; and the New Testament, a collection of Christian writings that includes biographies of Jesus Christ and the.

Bible, the sacred scriptures of Judaism and Christianity. The Christian Bible consists of the Old Testament and the New Testament, with the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox versions of the Old Testament being slightly larger because of their acceptance of certain books and parts of books considered apocryphal by Protestants.

The Hebrew Bible. Jewish sacred texts Jews are known as the "People of the Book," an appropriate title. After the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE and the subsequent exile, sacrifices became impossible and Jewish religious life turned to study of the scriptures.

The Mass in Sacred Scripture walks The Mass in Sacred Scripture was inspired by the Second Vatican Council’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy and its desire that “the treasures of the bible be opened up more lavishly, so that richer fare may be provided for the faithful at the table of God's word” (Sacrosanctum Concilium, no.

51)/5. Sacred Scriptures. likes 5 talking about this. We SEEK to FIND the MOST ORIGINAL non-copied Sacred Scriptures through original Hebrew, Followers:   Scripture - The Mormon Holy Books.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints uses four holy books. Replica of the original gold plates of the Book of Mormon ©. Hindu texts are manuscripts and historical literature related to any of the diverse traditions within Hinduism.A few texts are shared resources across these traditions and broadly considered as Hindu scriptures.

These include the Vedas and the rs hesitate in defining the term "Hindu scriptures" given the diverse nature of Hinduism, but many list the Bhagavad. For sacred Scripture is the word of God inasmuch as it is consigned to writing under the inspiration of the divine Spirit.

To the successors of the apostles, sacred Tradition hands on in its full purity God’s word, which was entrusted to the apostles by Christ the Lord and the Holy Spirit.(Sacred Books of the East, Vol.

14) Hindu law books written by the sages Vasishtha and Baudhâyana, in the first millenium B.C. The Institutes of Vishnu (SBE 7) Julius Jolly, translator [] (Sacred Books of the East, Vol.

7) This Hindu law book contains descriptions of yogic practises, and a moving hymn to the Goddess Prajapati.Adi Granth, (Punjabi: “First Book”) also called Granth or Granth Sahib, the sacred scripture of Sikhism, a religion of India. It is a collection of nearly 6, hymns of the Sikh Gurus (religious leaders) and various early and medieval saints of different religions and castes.

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