Wisdom From World Religions: Pathways Toward Heaven On Earth

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Templeton Foundation Press, Jan 1, 2008 - Religion - 400 pages

Particularly suited for young people, this book brings spiritual laws to life through engaging stories and anecdotes. Wisdom from World Religions: Pathways toward Heaven on Earth is designed to offer people of all ages and all nations an opportunity to learn more about the laws, principles, and teachings of a variety of religions worldwide.Every religion has an assemblage of acknowledged spiritual ideas or truths, often recorded in sacred scripture and literature and practiced in the accumulated teachings and traditions of many generations. This book offers a selection of readings from the teachings of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Persian, Native American, Sikhism, Taoism, Zen, and Zoroastrianism. Included are modern-day and ancient parables, disciplines, and quotations that may advocate beneficial growth opportunities for inquiring and open minds.Wisdom from World Religions is a book whose contents can be read, considered, studied, absorbed, and practiced. It encourages readers to explore the spiritual life through thought-provoking questions, such as: How do we move toward experiencing "heaven on earth" as a way of life? What is the purpose for humans and what is human purpose? How can we be agents of divinity through unlimited love and creativity? Uplifting and instructional, Wisdom from World Religions will be treasured by all.

 

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Contents

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II
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III
11
IV
21
V
29
VI
37
VII
46
VIII
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XXII
179
XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
228
XXIX
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XL
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XLI
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Sir John Templeton was born in Winchester, Tennessee, went to Yale, and then to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. He is known for his astute investment skills on Wall Street and through the Templeton Mutual Funds. In 1987 he founded the John Templeton Foundation, and he currently funds the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion.

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