A Comparative Anthology of Sacred Texts

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World scripture/preface by Ninian Smart; editor, Andrew Wilson.
928 p.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN 0-89226-129-3 1. Religions - Quotations, maxims, etc.

I. Wilson, Andrew
BL 29.263 1991
291.8--DC20 91-14350

The illustrations in this volume are (c) by David Hose

Jacket design (c) by Teresa Bonner, 1991