Living Biographies of Religious Leaders

By Henry Thomas and Dana Lee Thomas
Read by Wanda McCaddon

The Living Biographies Series

8.58 Hours 06/01/2002 unabridged
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This absorbing book presents the lives of twenty great founders and leading advocates of the world’s foremost religions. Here are the historical facts and legends associated with these forceful personalities who have inspired and influenced humankind through the centuries. In the telling of these vivid and fascinating life stories, the authors have also simply and clearly outlined the principal teachings of each of the great religions. The book will give greater significance to the listener’s own faith and a better understanding of the faith of others. The great religious leaders whose lives and tenets are presented here are: Jesus Christ, Moses, Isaiah, Zoroaster, Buddha, Confucius, John the Baptist, Paul, Muhammad, Francis of Assisi, John Huss, Luther, Loyola, Calvin, George Fox, Swedenborg, Wesley, Brigham Young, Mary Baker Eddy, and Gandhi.

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Summary

Summary

This absorbing book presents the lives of twenty great founders and leading advocates of the world’s foremost religions. Here are the historical facts and legends associated with these forceful personalities who have inspired and influenced humankind through the centuries.

In the telling of these vivid and fascinating life stories, the authors have also simply and clearly outlined the principal teachings of each of the great religions. The book will give greater significance to the listener’s own faith and a better understanding of the faith of others.

The great religious leaders whose lives and tenets are presented here are: Jesus Christ, Moses, Isaiah, Zoroaster, Buddha, Confucius, John the Baptist, Paul, Muhammad, Francis of Assisi, John Huss, Luther, Loyola, Calvin, George Fox, Swedenborg, Wesley, Brigham Young, Mary Baker Eddy, and Gandhi.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The authors seem to imply the existence of a higher being and see in the religious impulse a common spring for all faiths. [Wanda McCaddon] gives an energetic performance. Her tone is upbeat, and her voice is expressive and clear.” AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: Henry Thomas

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Author Bio: Dana Lee Thomas

Dana Lee Thomas was an associate editor of Barron’s National Business and Financial Weekly. He attended Harvard, where he concentrated on history and economics. During the Second World War, he served as a news editor and military historian attached to the Third Army of General George S. Patton.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 8.58
Audience: Adult
Language: English