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Living Wisdom from the World's Religions: 365 Daily Readings of Insight and Inspiration
Living Wisdom from the World's Religions 365 Daily Readings of Insight and Inspiration Author:George L. Abernethy, editor "Here at last is a book of daily meditations designed for contemporary readers. Professor Abernethy has brought together readings for every day of the year, drawn from every major religious tradition, East and West. — Today's increasingly ecumenical spirit is reflected in the book, which contains selections from the world's scriptures, as well as... more » wisdom literature of all ages, from antiquity to modern times...[it] offers solid spiritual nourishment from the Bible, the Koran, the Mahabharata, the Dhammapada, and the Bhagavad-Gita, as well as from the writings of such men as Al Ghazali, Buber, the Baal Shem, Pascal, Confucius, Kierkegarrd, Lao Tzu, Dostoevsky, Mencius, Niebuhr, and Francis de Sales.
There are common sense proverbs, ironic sayings, witty parables, ancient allegories, and stories of human dilemmas: the emphasis throughout is on variety, ease of communication, and above all, usefulness to the present-day reader..."« less