The Routledge Dictionary of Religious and Spiritual Quotations / Edition 2

The Routledge Dictionary of Religious and Spiritual Quotations / Edition 2

by Geoffrey Parrinder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415233933

ISBN-13: 9780415233934

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

How did the universe come to exist? What is the nature of its creator? Is there a purpose to human existence? What is it to live a good life?
The Routledge Dictionary of Religious and Spiritual Quotations offers not just one, but many, answers to these questions. Geoffrey Parrinder has drawn on all the great books of world religions - the Bible, the

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How did the universe come to exist? What is the nature of its creator? Is there a purpose to human existence? What is it to live a good life?
The Routledge Dictionary of Religious and Spiritual Quotations offers not just one, but many, answers to these questions. Geoffrey Parrinder has drawn on all the great books of world religions - the Bible, the Qur'an, Zoroastrian Gathas, Hindu Vedas, Bhagavad Gita, Jewish Mishnah, Sikh Adi Granth and Chinese Tao Te Ching - in this collection of over 3000 quotations. Discover the words of prophets, scholars and mystics on matters spiritual and moral, as well as Plato on sexuality, Freud on religion and Gandhi on violence.
Originally published in 1990, The Routledge Dictionary of Religious Quotations is now reissued with a new preface by Geoffrey Parrinder.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415233934
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. Religious Forms; 2. The Supernatural; 3. The Nature of God; 4. The Universe; 5. Humanity; 6. The Sacred; 7. Sacred Persons; 8. Sacred Words; 9. Sacred Actions; 10. Spirituality; 11. Spiritual Exercises; 12. Religious Community; 13. Religious Philosophy; 14. Virtue and the Good; 15. Morality; 16. Men and Women; 17. Society; 18. Last Things; Text and Author Index; Subject Index

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