American Scriptures: An Anthology of Sacred Writings by Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp

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By Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp

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

"Scripture" is any paintings within 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 routine with origins within the usa. Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp's concise unmarried quantity will enlighten not just readers attracted to the ancient and non secular facets of the scriptural texts, but in addition these whose curiosity has been piqued by means of such bestsellers as Angels and Demons and The Da Vinci Code.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more desirable by means of introductions and notes through special students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by way of award-winning translators.

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