Common Ground: Lessons and Legends from the World’s Great Faiths

Common Ground: Lessons and Legends from the World’s Great Faiths


As the spice maker’s cupboard is filled with many herbs, so should still a pupil be jam-packed with Scripture, Talmud, and Legend—an old Jewish proverb

This connection with legend—or the educating stories utilized by the sages—is a amazing testimony to the facility of tale and its position within the background, improvement, and tradition of a humans. Legends have helped humans comprehend each other, and provide a context for using historic ideals in new ways.

A universal Ground is an eclectic quantity of the best legends of the area together with these from Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and extra, in addition to a dialogue on why those tales nonetheless topic this day. The stories featured exhibit how likely disparate ideals proportion universal principles and matters which are extra comparable than they're varied, assisting readers to determine the realm round them with a clean perspective.

These tales and parables attributed to saints and sages will supply thought if you wish to reside a lifetime of generosity, figuring out, and wish. because the publication brings jointly the main awesome teachings of the world’s nice faiths, readers will become aware of new issues of dialog and realizing. Likewise, this choice of tales from voices as various as Tolstoy and Lao Tzu, from Buddha to Jesus, create a gorgeous tapestry of educating that may be utilized to modern difficulties and private choices

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