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By Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp

A groundbreaking number of sacred Christian writings of yankee beginning from Mormons, Shakers, Christian Scientists, and others.

"Scripture" is any paintings within which the authors, translators, editors, or discoverers all declare to have bought knowledge from a resource open air themselves, be it revelation, enlightened philosophy, or historic archive. For the 1st time in one quantity, American Scriptures gathers fifteen of those texts from non secular pursuits with origins within the usa. Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp's concise unmarried quantity will enlighten not just readers drawn to the historic and non secular features of the scriptural texts, but additionally 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 best 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 historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more suitable by means of introductions and notes by means of uncommon students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations through award-winning translators.

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