Religion as History, Religion as Myth

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Orchid Press, 2006 - Art - 156 pages
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A scholar's critical examination and comparison of the teachings of some of the world's major religions, primarily Christianity and Buddhism, to a lesser extent Islam and Judaism. The author's thesis is that no religion can claim to be the only true religion without involving human society either in bitter conflict or in merciless persecution. An eminent scholar's critical examination and comparison of the teachings of some of the world's major religions, primarily Christianity and Buddhism, to a lesser extent Islam and Judaism. The author's main thesis is

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Contents

Introduction
61
The doctrine
80
Arhats Bodhisattvas and Buddhas
87
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Snellgrove is renowned for his ability to convey the spirit as well as the textual interpretation of Sanskrit and Tibetan texts relating to the history of Buddhism.

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