Reading Other People’s Scriptures
Lecture no. 1 from the course: Sacred Texts of the World
Taught by Professor Grant Hardy | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Throughout history, the world’s sacred texts have held profound significance for the cultures that produced them. Consider five key reasons for the importance of studying them, from their accessibility and centrality to their cultures of origin to the wisdom they contain and the enlarged perspective they offer on our own traditions.