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The Portable World Bible - (Viking Portable Library) (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 624

Genre: Religion + Beliefs

Sub-Genre: Comparative Religion

Series Title: Viking Portable Library

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Penguin Books

Age Range: Teen

Language: English

Street Date: January 27, 1977
TCIN: 76920380
UPC: 9780140150056
Item Number (DPCI): 247-01-0842


The Portable World Bible presents the fundamental tenets of the world's basic source religions. Contemporary readers are offered, in concise, authoritative translations, the religious thought of the ages, selected, interpreted, and arranged in view of modern man's quest for ultimate truths and values. Robert O. Ballou, the volume's editor, has omitted mere stories, history, and ceremonial detail; what remains in every case is the essence of religion, set down with a clarity and simplicity never before achieved. The Portable World Bible is an unparalleled work of poetic and ethical inspiration, a book that makes a deep appeal to the mind and spirit.
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