Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, Lao Tzu: The Parallel Sayings: The Common Teachings of Four World Religions

Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, Lao Tzu: The Parallel Sayings: The Common Teachings of Four World Religions

The teachings of the historical, and Gnostic, Jesus are shown in parallel columns with those of the Buddha, Krishna, and Lao Tzu. The mystical aspects of Jesus' teachings are compared to those of teachers from three other world religions....

Title:Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, Lao Tzu: The Parallel Sayings: The Common Teachings of Four World Religions
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780978533496
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  • Audra

    Today I learned a new term: Progressive Christian. One of the several descriptors of a Progressive Christian is one who honors other faith traditions as a viable path to God. I was so encouraged by th...

  • Jenne

    The sayings of Jesus in this book are mainly accessibly translated verses from Gnostic sources. The author's purpose seems to be seeking out the earliest recorded sayings of Jesus in order to shed lig...

  • Tom

    Interesting reference. Author points out the difficulty putting such a work together, including copywrite laws and multiple translations. There are better commentaries and works that reflect the Peren...

  • J.D. Messinger

    Simply the best book of its kind that shares the sayings from all the masters and compares them side by side by topic. I love this book. Highly recommend for anyone seeking to compare the masters and ...

  • Steven Fouse

    Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, & Lao Tzu: The Parallel Sayings by Richard Hooper is a quick, easy to read comparison of some of the teachings of four of the greatest spiritual teachers in written history. Pr...

  • Marshall

    This book pulls quotes from four sources--Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, and Taoist--and compares them side-by-side. The idea is that all four teach remarkably similar things, like universal mind / God, ...

  • Bob

    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. Among the most striking similarities are ...

  • Deborah Schuff

    I had read holy books of different religions before this and so was interested in seeing how the different teachings compare and contrast with each other. This is a beautiful book and a joy to read. I...

  • Rodney H McCallum Jr

    Excellent I thought it was very well written and it appears the necessary patience was taken with what must be a painstaking task of this nature. ...

  • April

    A really interesting book of similarities between these great sages of the world. It calls into question many things and stay as non-biased as it can. A very interesting read and spirituality quotes....