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What's the best religious book you've read?

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by sandandfoam, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. Herr Heinrich

    Herr Heinrich Student of Mythology

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    The Tao of Pooh, The Te of Piglet, and the Tao Te Ching. They were all instrumental in me leaving Christianity. I am currently reading a book on Ecopsychology and it is having a pretty big impact on me so far.
     
  2. Renji

    Renji Well-Known Member

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    The Lost Christianity and the Lost Scripture
     
  3. arun

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    Raja-Yoga by Swami Vivekananda is my favourite book.
    It's about practical side of religion.If there is a God ,We must see him.If there is a soul we must feel it and If there is reincarnation we should remember the past lives.How ???
    That's what Raja-Yoga teaches.
     
  4. Willowmina

    Willowmina On a journey to the ocean

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    Is there a knowledge that transends the knowledge we get from booklearning?
     
  5. Herr Heinrich

    Herr Heinrich Student of Mythology

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    Yes. Direct experience and learning from Nature teach us more than books ever could.
     
  6. Gaura Priya

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    The Bhagavad Gita... :) After that, I could now appreciate every religious book with some merit and without disdain. :D
     
  7. Hijabihippie

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    Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert Heinlein.

    The Jew In The Lotus: A Poet's Re-Discovery Of Jewish Identity In Buddhist India by Rodger Kamenetz.
     
  8. Jarry

    Jarry At Peace

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    My favorite religious book that I have read so far has to be Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hanh. It's more poetic than informative, which is why I enjoy it. The words are peaceful and when I read it, or any other book by him, I feel a calm sensation overwhelm me.
     
  9. Rhizomatic

    Rhizomatic Vaguely (Post)Postmodern

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    I think that it will be along time before any religious text approaches the place that Nagarjuna's Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way has in my heart.
     
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