Religious Proverbs: Over 1600 Adages from 18 Faiths Worldwide

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Timeless and priceless wisdom from the world's religions.

From the religious texts of the world's major religions-Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism, and 12 others-short one- or two-sentence proverbs are presented in over 60 different aspects of life, demonstrating that the essence of religious wisdom is universal.

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Overview

Timeless and priceless wisdom from the world's religions.

From the religious texts of the world's major religions-Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism, and 12 others-short one- or two-sentence proverbs are presented in over 60 different aspects of life, demonstrating that the essence of religious wisdom is universal.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595185672
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • Pages: 210
  • Product dimensions: 5.44 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Foreword xi
The Proverbs
Action 1
Body 3
Character 6
Children 8
Conduct 9
Death 12
Decision 16
Deeds 18
Delusion 20
Desire 23
Destiny 25
Discipline 28
Education 30
Envy 33
Error 35
Evil 38
Faith 40
Falsehood 44
Family 46
Fear 49
Fool 51
Forgiving 53
Friendship 55
Giving 57
God 61
Golden Rule 67
Good 69
Greed 72
Happiness 74
Hatred 77
Heart 79
Humility 82
Judgment 86
Knowledge 89
Language 92
Leadership 96
Love 99
Lust 102
Mankind 105
Mind 109
Moderation 113
Paradox 116
Perception 118
Possessions 121
Prayer 122
Quest 125
Reward 130
Self 132
Senses 135
Service 137
Sin 140
Soul 142
Suffering 144
Thought 146
Truth 148
Unity 152
Virtue 154
Wealth 156
Wisdom 158
Work 162
World 164
Worship 166
Sources 169
Bibliography 189
Index by Religion and Source 193
Index by Key Words and Topics 199
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