THE TRADITIONAL WISDOM LITERATURE
Cultures around the world have valued wisdom,
and through their literatures have tried to help people develop
of Wisdom Literature in the Western Tradition is Richard
Trowbridge's latest contribution to the history of the study
of wisdom. (PDF)
available for free downloading and online reading
Voices / One Truth An online archive that presents 11,000+
"insights of spirituality" from a wide variety of sources
including "major psychologists, philosophers, writers, scholars
and leading religious personalities."
Wisdom Full-text English translations of Confucianism's major
works, the I Ching, and major Taoist works including 30 translations of
the Tao Teh Ching, several of Chuang Tzu (Zhuangzi), and others.
Internet Sacred Text Archive is an extensive collection
of online texts from the world's major religions and spiritual
Classics compiled by Sanderson
Beck is another extensive collection of wisdom-related texts from
Eastern and Western philosophical and spiritual traditions.
Psychology, and Religion offerings from the extensive online books
collection at the University of Pennsylvania. Indexed according to the
Library of Congress system.
of Wisdom (also know as LAWH-I-HIKMAT) is a Bahá'í
text by Baháulláh.
Book of Wisdom (also known as The Wisdom of Solomon) appears to
have been written by an Alexandrian Jew familar with classical Greek thought.
This is the King James translation.
the Harvard Classics: Selections from Confucian, Hebrew, Christian,
Buddhist, Hindu, and Islamic spiritual literature.
books. Find out more about them by clicking the links
of selections from the wisdom literature are a helpful way to
get acquainted with that literature. Here are several suggestions from
to Sources of Judaic Materials compiled by Mike
Murphy, contains links to a wide range of sources for Judaic books,
audio tapes, and CDs.