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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section V. Religious Affections
2. Religious Doctrines
 
986. Sacred Writings. [Non-Biblical.]
 
  
NOUN:The Vedas (Rig-Veda, Yajur-Veda, Sama-Veda, Atharva-Veda), the Upanishads, the Puranas, Sutras, Sastra or Shastra, Tantra, Bhagavad Gita [all Brahmanic]; Zendavesta, Avesta [Zoroastrian]; The Koran or Alcoran [Mohammedan]; Tripitaka, Dhammapada [Buddhist]; Granth, Adigranth [Sikh]; the Agamas [Jain]; the Kings [Chinese]; the Eddas [Scandinavia].
  Arcana Coelestia &c. [Swedenborgian]; Book of Mormon; “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” [Christian Science].
  [NON-BIBLICAL PROPHETS AND RELIGIOUS FOUNDERS] Gautama (Buddha); Zoroaster, Confucius, Lao-tse [Taoism], Mohammed, Nanak Shah [Sikhism], Vaddhamana, “Maha-vira” [Jainism], Mirza Ali Mohammed, “Bab-ud-Din” (Per. “Gate of the Faith”) [Babism], Ram Mohun Roy [Brahmo-Samaj].
  Swedenborg, Joseph Smith [Mormonism], Mary Baker Eddy [Christian Science].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. In Faith and Hope the world will disagree, But all mankind’s concern is Charity.—Pope
  2. There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.—Shaw

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