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Bhagavad-Gita As It Is by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Pr...
" I wouldn't say that Srila Prabhupad was departing wildly from his purports... but his understanding came from his own realisations and that of Sri Bal ...more "
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The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived by Watch Tower Bible and Tract...
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I am not a Jehovah's Witness, but I enjoyed this book as an alternative Christian literature to most of the Trinitarian-based literatures about Jesus. Despite some Jehovah's Witness interpretation of certain passages, it brings to life the story of J ...more
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The Book of Mormon by Joseph Smith Jr.
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I can not say that I dislike this book, but I have found inspiration in the Book even as a non-Mormon, or a non-LDS. It reads like an archaic English early Christian novel, notwithstanding the amount of "And it came to pass" that seems to pervade the ...more
The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived by Watch Tower Bible and Tract...
" If you look in the original Greek, you'll discover that the word is not 'ho theos' which would be rendered, 'God' but 'theos.' 'theos' by itself becom ...more "
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Questions Young People Ask. Answers That Work by Watch Tower Bible and Tract...
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Other than the outdatedness of this book and the very simplistic reading, I do heartily recommend this book to Christian youths who come from a more conservative background and would like some guidance on par with the Bible.

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The Gnostic Bible by Willis Barnstone
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This is a wonderful reference library to give the reader a taste of the different Gnostic literatures existing in the Christian world. I especially liked how the compilers delineated the different gnostic groups and then gave a sampling of that parti ...more
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The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Explained by Paramhansa Yoga... by Paramahansa Yogananda
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I did not like this Gita translation at all. I felt that many of my own personal favourite verses have been totally changed due to their metaphorical interpretation to fit the Kriya Yoga bill.

Having read translations such as Arnold's, Prabhupad's, S
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The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Explained by Paramhansa Yoga... by Paramahansa Yogananda
"It seems that every different translation of the Gita approaches commentary from a specific religious interpretation. The commentator usually isn't up-front about what sect they're trying to indoctrinate you into, and they usually don't tell you t..." Read more of this review »
Bhagavad-Gita As It Is by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Pr...
" Well, that's what you get when you read a translation by a staunch Vaishnava, lol.

Bhagavad Gita As It Is is translated towards Vaishnava Dharma.
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The Bhagavad Gita as It Is by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Pr...
"I picked this older edition up in a used bookstore on Church Street, and I chose this author's translation over several others.

The Bhagavad Gita is a sacred scripture in Hinduism and is a required text for a lot of yoga teacher trainings. It's ac..." Read more of this review »
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