Table of contents 1. A Brief History of Scripture Scholarship. The Definition of Scripture. The Uses of Scripture. World Scriptures and Modern Scholarship. Scriptures and the World Wide Web.
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About the Author: Dr. Robert E. Van Voorst has written frequently on religious studies in noted journals and reference works. Review: Preface. A Brief History of Scripture Scholarship. The Nature and Definition of Scripture. The Uses of Western Scripture. Western Scriptures and Modern Scholarship. Western Scriptures and the World Wide Web.
The Plan of This Book. Suggestions on How to Read Western Scriptures. Questions for Study and Discussion. Suggestions for Further Reading. Overview of Structure. Origin and Development. The Call of Zarathushtra Yasna A Hymn of Praise to Zarathushtra Yasht 87b? Teaching and Ethics. Hymn to Ahura and the Purifying Fire Yasna Hymn to Ahura Mazda the Creator Yasna ?
The Choice between Good and Evil Yasna Worship and Ritual. The Place of the Gathas Yasna ? The Zoroastrian Confession Yasna Disposal of the Dead Vendidad, Fargard 6, section 5, 44? Later Developments of Scriptural Themes. The Call of Abraham Genesis ? The Call of Moses Exodus ? Crossing the Red Sea Exodus ? The Covenant with Israel Exodus ?
A Psalm for David Psalm The Oneness of God Deuteronomy ? The Revolt of Humanity Genesis ? Prayer for Divine Deliverance Psalm 5. The Messianic King Isaiah ? The Final Judgment of the World Daniel ? Resurrection of the Dead Daniel ? The Ten Commandments Exodus ? Laws on Slaves, Violence, Property Exodus ?
Justice for All Exodus ? Holy War Deuteronomy ? Sexual Love Song of Songs ? Two Views of Wisdom Proverbs ? The Virtuous Wife Proverbs ? The Ordination of Priests Exodus ? A Call to Be a Prophet Isaiah ? Women as Judges and Prophets Judges ? The Establishment of Circumcision Genesis ?
The Establishment of the Passover Exodus ? The Observance of the Sabbath Exodus ? Offerings for the Forgiveness of Sin Leviticus ? The Day of Atonement Leviticus ? Kosher and Nonkosher Foods Leviticus ? Scriptures in Film. The Birth of Jesus the Messiah Matthew ? Jesus Denounces Pharisees and Lawyers Luke ? The Resurrection of Jesus Mark ? The Ascension of Jesus Acts ? The Coming of the Holy Spirit Acts ?
Persecution of the Apostles Acts ? The Council at Jerusalem Acts ? The Parables of Jesus Mark ? The Word Became Human John ? Nicodemus Visits Jesus John ? A Sinful Woman Forgiven Luke ? Results of Justification Romans ? The End of Time Matthew ? The Sermon on the Mount Matthew 5?
Directions Concerning Marriage I Corinthians ? Love I Corinthians ? Ethics in the Christian Household Ephesians ? Being Subject to Authorities Romans ? The Fall of Rome Revelation ?
Peter as the Rock Matthew ? Qualifications of Bishops and Deacons I Timothy ? Women in the Early Church Luke ? The Eucharist Matthew , 26? Baptism Matthew ? Confession and Anointing James ? Early Non-canonical Jesus Tradition Gospel of Thomas , , 18, 22, 29, 42, , 53, , 99, , Women and Gnosticism Gospel of Mary Selections from the Hadith: On Innovations.
On Ritual Washings. On Prayer. On Alms. On God. On the Martyr in Holy War. Itaqadat , , History 1" , , , , , The Coming of Jesus Christ in 34 C. Preparations for the Trek to Utah Doctrine and Covenants, The Scripture of Christian Science. The Scripture of the Unification Church.
The Restoration of Humanity Divine Principle 1.
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About the Author: Dr. Robert E. Van Voorst has written frequently on religious studies in noted journals and reference works. Review: Preface. A Brief History of Scripture Scholarship.
Anthology of world scriptures
Not only that, but this book contains primary sources of the aforementioned scriptures, which makes this text a great resource for referencing any religious scriptures, for example, from the Vedas to the Upanishads. Brent M. What this book did for me is compliment Huston Smith by providing the backbone of the worlds religious doctrines. Huston provided the heart of the religions, and Voorst backed it up with the books and cultural This book is great for one to beome emersed in the insight of various cultural religious doctrines and traditions of the world. Huston provided the heart of the religions, and Voorst backed it up with the books and cultural practices.
Anthology of World Scriptures