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The Book of Miracles: The Meaning of the Miracle Stories in Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam
The Book of Miracles: The Meaning of the Miracle Stories in Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam by Kenneth L. Woodward 0684823934 9780684823935
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The Book of Miracles: The Meaning of the Miracle Stories in Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam by Kenneth L. Woodward

For the first time in a single volume, the author of Making Saints presents the classic miracle stories of the great saints, sages, and spiritual masters of Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam -- and places them in the context of the sacred scriptures of each tradition. <P> In The Book of Miracles, Woodward brings together stories of the Talmudic wonder-workers, the first Christian hermits, the early Sufi mystics, the Muslim ascetics and martyrs, and the most revered Hindu and Buddhist saints. He explains the meanings and importance of their miracles and the role they play in each of these great religions. <P> Christians are familiar with stories of Jesus healing the sick and raising the dead, but many do not know the miracle stories of the early desert hermits, the great medieval monks, or the astonishing female mystics. Jews and other readers of the Bible know that God worked miracles through Moses, Elijah, and Elisha, but they may not be aware of the marvelous tales ofmiracle-working sages contained in the Rabbinic and Hasidic traditions. Islamic tradition recounts how the Prophet Muhammad multiplied food, cur

Author: Kenneth L. Woodward

Language: English

Edition: 1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 419

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 2000-05-16

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