Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, Lao Tzu has ratings and 21 reviews. Jenne said: The sayings of Jesus in this book are mainly accessibly translated verses fro. THE PARALLEL SAYINGS published as Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, Lao Tzu in by Sanctuary The Gospel According to Luke; parallels: Thomas, Mary. This book organizes hundres of sayings attributed to Jesus, Buddha, Krishna and Lao Tzu into topices such as, “The Great Way” and God, Tao and Universal.
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Christianity – faith and belief in God’s chosen Christ sacrifice for all sins, leads to eternal life in heaven where one’s soul will finally rest.
The Parallel Sayings to anyone interested in learning about the different religions. After all, religion is a matter of “faith,” not a specific hardcore science of measurement.
What Do Jesus, Buddha, Krishna & Lao Tzu Have in Common? A Q&A with Richard Hooper
Amanda Solis rated it really liked krishn Aug 21, Learn more about Amazon Prime. Share your thoughts with other customers. I just loved this book. This book will help clarify ones own understanding of the religious experience his or her faith has presented.
No matter what you believe in these wise figures in this book have lessons for us all and this book really shines light on how related the world religions are in their views, goals and lessons I loved this book.
Seller information rappahannockgoodwillindustriesrgi An excellent comparative consideration of three of the world’s spiritual wisdom traditions, The work opens the door to the parallel efforts of these different religions, each with a different “language” and symbolism, to facilitate a human experience of that which is outside of the perimeter of the human capacity for word representations, but toward which experience of “knowing” the language of great teachers have spoken to provide a path that could lead to its discovery.
We all need each other, we each need a spiritual compass for a better life and we need to have guides and fundamental truths to get us to a better place whether you are Christian, Buddhist or if you hold on to any other philisophy.
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Most meditating I have heard is a repetition of a series of meaningless syllables and sounds to allow the mind to go “blank”. You definitely get the sense of their similarities, but they’re hardly “parallel sayings. Get an immediate offer. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options.
Well balanced and it takes information that is not usually available to the rest of us and uses it in a way a lot of us were not taught as kids. The Parallel Sayings by Richard Krishns.
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United States and many other countries See details Import charges: Have one to sell? In my opinion, the author tries hard to be fair about each belief, but since I have many of my own beliefs afforded me by my own Mormon background, I feel the author is mistaken in some areas.
Again, there is nothing wrong with this, but this preference makes the title a bit misleading – if you’re looking for the comparison between Jesus’ words in the Canonical Gospels and those of the Buddha, Krishna, and Lao Tzu, this book will give you some, but more than half of it will not be of interest.
We only saw these texts as “errors” against “Orthodox” Christian thought. As I read, the purpose f The sayings of Jesus in this book are mainly accessibly translated verses from Gnostic sources. Sarah rated it liked it Oct 06, In this fascinating volume, theologian and philosopher Richard Hooper reveals the common spiritual threads of the world’s great religious traditions.
Edited from over fifty ancient Christian, Buddhist, Hindu and Taoist texts, The Parallel Sayings demonstrates the common thread that runs through all mystical traditions. Feb 02, Tom rated it liked it.
Back to home page. In the Buddha’s Words: This seems like reaching, when one really shouldn’t have to. United States and many other countries See details. Rajiv rated it it was amazing Jun 29, One of the most surprising things for people who begin studying comparative religion is that there are many parallels between the world’s spiritual teachings. Please enter a valid ZIP Code. Currently reading the book below. We were studying them mostly as finding errors in them which would be more apologetic for Christianity and less interested in the depth of this thinking and living.
He does a decent job. This is a beautiful book and a joy to read. The striking similarities of the various traditions offers us insight, compassion and hope that enlightenment is not exclusive to the chosen few of a single faith, but universally nourishing and accessible to all who dare to seek it – in earnest – through humility.
Paperbackpages. In the final year of theology, I was able to be in a class on the “Gospel of Thomas”.
Here one finds our common thread in the universality of spirituality. Books by Richard Hooper. The striking similarities of the various traditions offers us insight, compassion and hope that enlig I loved this book.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The point is that enlightened wisdom is enlightened wisdom, irrespective of how you get there.
So the moral of the review here is sayingx go back to the original sources orishna the teachings and make sure that Hooper’s comparisons are fairly accounting for context with relation to statements made before and after the teaching comparison. I love this book. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Do this and you will never be exhausted. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.