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

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HarperCollins, Oct 11, 2011 - Religion - 448 pages
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A world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and primal religion sources!

In this perfect companion to Huston Smith's bestselling The World's Wisdom, 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."

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Review: The World's Wisdom: Sacred Texts of the World's Religions

User Review  - Jihane Hakimi - Goodreads

I first read it for my Comparative religion class during my sophomore year- a decade ago- and I still like to read a page or two from time to time. It wouldn't be a bad idea to recommend it for schools curricula/would do good to the world. Read full review

Review: The World's Wisdom: Sacred Texts of the World's Religions

User Review  - Goodreads

I first read it for my Comparative religion class during my sophomore year- a decade ago- and I still like to read a page or two from time to time. It wouldn't be a bad idea to recommend it for schools curricula/would do good to the world. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

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, and the author of The World's Wisdom, a widely used anthology of the sacred texts of the world's religions and the companion reader to Huston Smith's The World's Religions.

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