Titolo: God's Breath: Sacred Scriptures of the World...
Casa editrice: Da Capo Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2000
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9781569246184-3
Riassunto: For millennia seekers of truth have found God in a handful of sacred texts. Now God's Breath gathers together selections from seven of the world's major wisdom traditions. The title comes from a Zen saying, "To understand God is to listen. Listen to Jesus and Muhammad and Buddha, but don't get caught up in the names. Listen beyond them; listen to God's breath." Elegantly presented with detailed woodcuts and enlightening introductions by noted scholars, leading thinkers, writers and spiritual teachers including Huston Smith, Karen Armstrong, Reynolds Price, Stephen Mitchell, Marcus Borg, Joseph Campbell, Carl Jung, the Dalai Lama, and others, the selections include excerpts from the Book of Genesis, the Tao Te Ching, the Book of Rumi, the Gospel of John, the Bhagavad Gita, the Qur'an, and the Tibetan Book of the Dead. "A valuable compendium of sacred texts.... This is an essential companion for students of world religions."--Publishers Weekly
L'autore: John Miller and Aaron Kenedi run Big Fish in San Francisco. They have designed and created more than 50 art and literary books, including Legends: Women Who Have Changed the World. They live in the Bay Area. Thomas Moore is the best-selling author of Care of the Soul: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life and Soul Mates.
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