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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In the Buddha’s Words: I will likely refer to it repeatedly while deciding which gnostic gospel to read next. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. An error occurred, please try again.

The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart. Wars have been fought over this philosophy religion. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. I would also like to see an additional column added that includes the canon of the 4th Abrahamic religion Mormonism that is often not given much attention by religious scholars. English Choose a language for shopping. 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 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.

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. In the case of Jesus, most of the quotes come from an ancient unorthodox sect called the Gnostics, who haven’t existed for millenia.


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This book will help clarify ones own understanding of the religious experience his or her faith has presented. The format is great, ejsus the quotes are easy to read and understand. You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing.

No additional import charges at delivery! Even to be considered comprehensive in the current scene of comparative religion, Islam needed to be included.

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If one wishes to really experience the depth of meaning of what life and humanity mean, this will be a powerful introduction to a life of depth spirituality. Select a valid country. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. In this fascinating volume, theologian and philosopher Richard Hooper reveals the common spiritual threads of the world’s great religious traditions. When you pray, enter your hidden chamber and shut the door. I don’t think that was wise. I love the way the scriptures equivalents can be read side by side.

I loved this book. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Published September 30th by Sanctuary Publications. Through my own research in comparative religion, I have found that the teachers say the same truth. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. 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.


The Yoga of Jesus: Rappahannock Goodwill Industries’ mission is to provide to people with barriers to employment – particularly those with disabilities – an array of quality vocational and educational services so that they can work most independently. 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.

At the young age of 29 after having attended an Episcopal Church only a handful of times and knowing absolutely nothing about its traditions, I looked the priest square in the face and said ever so assertively: You definitely get the sense of their similarities, but they’re hardly “parallel sayings.

If you’re looking for an accessible, side-by-side comparison of thematic teachings by these four great teachers, pick this up.

Then you will become free. I read it to better understand the harmony of the world’s most revered scriptures but benefited most from a better understanding of the harmony of the gnostic and canonical gospels.

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Skip to main content. I wish the title would have conveyed this.

Interesting This is an interesting reference to have on hand when comparing the words of the leaders of 4 of the most prominent world religions.