This extensive collection of religious texts examines a wide variety of spiritual traditions. Modern students of religion understand the difference between traditional streams of thought regarding Ultimate Reality. These volumes invite readers into the ancient conversation and provide a grounding for modern scholarship and inter-faith understanding.
Take a tour of traditional Jewish spirituality with modern rabbinical scholars. Observe diverse Gnostic beliefs about Jesus from unorthodox source material. Understand Islamic spirituality at its most refined form by reading a modern presentation of al-Ghazali’s writings. Additionally, celebrated authors from Christian church history, Charles and John Wesley are presented with helpful reflections for modern day ministry. Great care is taken by expert authors to clarify misunderstandings and to present unities among these disparate expressions of religious belief with honesty and respect.
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Very much recommended for a greater understanding of the three principal infancy gospels.
—Midwest Book Review
An ideal starting point for the study of these fascinating gospels.
—Rober J. Miller, author, Born Divine: The Births of Jesus and Other Sons of God
Weaves solid historical scholarship with a deep appreciation for folk traditions and fiction.
—Jane Schaberg, professor of religious and women’s/gender studies, University of Detroit
Stevan Davies is professor of religious studies at Misericordia University and has studied the non-canonical gospels and acts for over 30 years. He is the author of The Gospel of Thomas: Annotated and Explained, The Secret Book of John: The Gnostic Gospel—Annotated and Explained, and The Revolt of the Widows: The Social World of the Apocryphal Acts.