Philip Novak Writing Styles in The World's Wisdom: Sacred Texts of the World's Religions

Philip Novak
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Perspective

"The World's Wisdom - Sacred Texts of the World's Religions," by Philip Novak is written in the third-person narrative. The book is a collection of the history and doctrines of the seven largest religions that have survived to modern times. There is no sign of bias in Novak's writing and he makes no laudatory or disparaging comments about any of the religions.

Novak is a professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Dominican College in San Rafael, California. As such, he had the credentials and was well-qualified as an expert in the field of religion and religious history to write this thorough and detailed work. The book has a text-book quality and despite the myriad of details that it contains, the author wrote with enough clarity for the reader to grasp the main thrust of each account.

In the preface, the author explains...

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