New PDF release: American Scriptures: An Anthology of Sacred Writings

By Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp

ISBN-10: 0143106198

ISBN-13: 9780143106197

A groundbreaking number of sacred Christian writings of yankee starting place from Mormons, Shakers, Christian Scientists, and others.

"Scripture" is any paintings during which the authors, translators, editors, or discoverers all declare to have obtained knowledge from a resource outdoor themselves, be it revelation, enlightened philosophy, or historic archive. For the 1st time in one quantity, American Scriptures gathers fifteen of those texts from spiritual events with origins within the usa. Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp's concise unmarried quantity will enlighten not just readers attracted to the historic and non secular elements of the scriptural texts, but additionally these whose curiosity has been piqued via such bestsellers as Angels and Demons and The Da Vinci Code.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more suitable through introductions and notes by way of distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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