50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know: Religion by Daniele Bolelli

By Daniele Bolelli

If you are looking ahead to the world's "Holy males" to inform you the reality approximately their religions, do you feel they're going to point out that:
The Tao Te Ching was once simply created simply because Lao Tzu used to be thrown in prison through a disciple who did not want to enable him depart city with no writing down his teachings?"Passover" celebrates God killing all firstborn Egyptian children whereas Jewish houses have been "passed over" by means of the angel of death?Shinto, a nature-loving, mellow faith, used to be remodeled by way of the japanese govt right into a nationalistic ideology selling "holy" war?

Adding to its renowned 50 issues you are not alleged to Know sequence, Disinformation has teamed with Daniele Bolelli—writer, professor of comparative faith, and popular martial arts practitioner and philosopher—to take on an ever extra severe and critical subject: renowned misconceptions approximately faith. between different revelations:
Carpocrates, an early Christian, argued that intercourse orgies have been a key to heaven.Prostitution was once a spiritual responsibility in Mesopotamian temples.The significant chinese language religions (Taoism and Confucianism) are thoroughly at odds with one another and but are frequently practiced together.Despite having persecuted Jews for 2,000 years, Christian fundamentalists are Israel's greatest supporters.

Capturing simply the fitting stability of in-depth wisdom, appreciate, humor and irreverence, Bolelli takes an ecumenical method of the duty, revealing marvelous, surprising, and little-known proof concerning the "big 3" religions but in addition many extra, together with Zen Buddhism, Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, and, in fact, the more and more well known non-religion: atheism.

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