Essential Sacred Writings from Around the World

4.2 avg rating
( 98 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780062503046: Essential Sacred Writings from Around the World

This comprehensive anthology contains writings vital to all the major non-Western religious traditions, arranged thematically. It includes colourful descriptions of deities, creation myths, depictions of death and the afterlife, teachings on the relationship between humanity and the sacred, religious rituals and practices, and prayers and hymns.

Mircea Eliade, a recognized pioneer in the systematic study of the history of the world’s religions, includes excerpts from the Quran, the Book of the Dead, the Rig Veda, the Bhagavad Gita, the Homeric Hymns, and the Popol Vuh, to name just a few. Oral accounts from Native American, African, Maori, Australian Aborigine, and other people are also included.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Originally published as 'From Primitives to Zen, ' this comprehensive anthology contains writings....

From the Back Cover:

Originally published as 'From Primitives to Zen,' this comprehensive anthology contains writings vital to all the major non-Western religious traditions, arranged thematically. Here are colorful descriptions of deities, creation myths, depictions of death and the afterlife, teachings on the relationship between humanity and the sacred, religious rituals and practices, and prayers and hymns.

Mircea Eliade, a recognized pioneer in the systematic study of the history of the world's religions, includes excerpts from the 'Quran, the Book of the Dead, the Rig Veda, the Bhagavad Gita, the Homeric Hymns,' and the 'Popol Vuh', to name just a few. Oral accounts from Native American, African, Maori, Australian Aborigine, and other peoples are also included.

Here is fascinating reading for anyone interested in the world's religions and myths. In an outstanding collection, Eliade demonstrates humanity's diversity as well as the universal threads that unite us all.

Mircea Eliade (1907-1987) wrote the three-volume 'History of Religious Ideas' and edited the sixteen-volume 'Encyclopedia of Religion', among many other books.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Eliade, Mircea
ISBN 10: 0062503049 ISBN 13: 9780062503046
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Big River Books
(Powder Springs, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New! We ship daily Monday - Friday!. Bookseller Inventory # 1EY82M006S69

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.79
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Mircea Eliade
ISBN 10: 0062503049 ISBN 13: 9780062503046
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800625030460000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Eliade, Mircea
Published by HarperOne (1991)
ISBN 10: 0062503049 ISBN 13: 9780062503046
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperOne, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0062503049

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
14.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Mircea Eliade
ISBN 10: 0062503049 ISBN 13: 9780062503046
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AMAZINGBOOKDEALS
(IRVING, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 0062503049BNA

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
15.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.19
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Eliade, Mircea
Published by Harpercollins (1992)
ISBN 10: 0062503049 ISBN 13: 9780062503046
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Commerce, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harpercollins, 1992. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VC-9780062503046

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
17.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.19
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Mircea Eliade
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc (1991)
ISBN 10: 0062503049 ISBN 13: 9780062503046
New Quantity Available: 4
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, 1991. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CW-9780062503046

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Eliade, Mircea
Published by Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 10: 0062503049 ISBN 13: 9780062503046
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Collins Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0062503049

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
18.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.80
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Mircea Eliade
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc (1991)
ISBN 10: 0062503049 ISBN 13: 9780062503046
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, 1991. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780062503046

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
19.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.19
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Mircea Eliade
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States (1992)
ISBN 10: 0062503049 ISBN 13: 9780062503046
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 234 x 157 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Brings together in one volume the entirety of Eliade s Gods, Goddesses, and Myths of Creation; Man and the Sacred, Death, Afterlife, and Eschatology; and From Medicine Men to Muhammad. Arranges thematically the essential documents of all major religious traditions, excepting Christianity and Judaism. Originally published as From Primitives to Zen. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780062503046

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
24.05
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Mircea Eliade
ISBN 10: 0062503049 ISBN 13: 9780062503046
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800625030461.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
21.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.19
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book