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Four testaments : Tao Te Ching, Analects, Dhammapada, Bhagavad Gita : sacred scriptures of Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Hinduism / [edited by] Brian Arthur Brown ; foreword by Francis X. Clooney, SJ.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xvi, 479 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Summary note:
"Four Testaments brings together four foundational texts from world religions--the Tao Te Ching, Dhammapada, Analects of Confucius, and Bhagavad Gita--inviting readers to experience them in full, to explore possible points of connection and divergence, and to better understand people who practice these traditions"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-463) and index.
Contents:
Foreword / by Francis X. Clooney -- Prologue: Four Fingers and a Thumb: Tao Te Ching, Analects, Dhammapada, Gita, and Avesta -- Book One: From the Foundations of the Earth to Our Common Spiritual Ancestors -- Book Two: The Taoist Testament -- Book Three: The Confucian Testament -- Book Four: The Buddhist Testament -- Book Five: The Hindu Testament -- Book Six: The Z Factor -- Book Seven: The "Dead Zee Scrolls".
Subject(s):
Contains:
Other title(s):
  • 4 testaments
  • Bhagavadgītā. English.
  • Tipiṭaka. Suttapiṭaka. Khuddakanikāya. Dhammapada. English.
ISBN:
  • 9781442265776 (hardcover)
  • 1442265779 (hardcover)
  • (electronic)
LCCN:
2016003911
OCLC:
937368198
Other standard number:
  • 40026257029
Editor:
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