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Religions of the World Series

Islam

by Jamal J. Elias

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7340225M
ISBN 100132662639
ISBN 109780132662635

The World's Religions, originally titled The Religions of Man, is a book written by religious studies scholar Huston book was first published in and has been translated into twelve languages; it is "one of the most widely used college textbooks on comparative religion.". ReferencesAuthor: Huston Smith. Adam Hamilton, named by PBS's Religion and Ethics Newsweekly as one of the top 'Ten People to Watch,' interviews religious leaders in Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism, then honestly and respectfully discusses the differences between each and Christianity. Builds bridges without compromising beliefs. Six-session DVD. Christianity and World Religions: Questions We Ask About Brand: Abingdon Press.

This series provides succinct and balanced overviews of the religions of the world. Written in an accessible and informative style, and assuming little or no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, each book gives a basic introduction to the faith—its history, beliefs, and practices—and emphasizes modern developments and the role and. The final installment of the three-book set of world religions and cults! This final book in the series focuses on the atheistic or humanistic type of religions. It would be one of the most valuable for the church in the Western World where anti-god and pro-evolution religions are beginning to explode, for it was written to refute those religions and show how they fail. Unlike most books on %(11).

  Surveying the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, and providing succinct yet thought-provoking insight into the philosophy and practices of each, The Religions Book is ideal for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of the world's religions. With intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams, complex world religions are made accessible in this comprehensive : DK.   This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in World Religions Discover the importance of religion in the world’s cultures – yesterday and today The histories, deep-seated beliefs, and ethical systems that make up the world’s religions are some of the most .


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This book has seven basic chapters: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. These he calls the “Major Historical Religions”. They all have sacred texts. This book was intended to be a brief survey without an in-depth analysis. A new section was added to The World's Religions/5(19).

Worldwide percentage of Adherents by Religion, Christianity (%) Islam (%) Irreligious affiliation (16%) Hinduism (%) Buddhism (%) Folk religions (%) Other religions (%) Judaism (%) The world 's principal religions and spiritual traditions may be classified into a small number of major groups, although this is by no means a uniform practice.

This theory began in the. Discover the historical importance of religion in the world's cultures Closely edited for clarity and readability, and conceived for students with little or no background in the academic study of religions, Religions of the World offers the most up-to-date and historically 4/5(2).

Seven major scholars discuss the perspectives that the fields of literature, history, religion, philosophy, environmental ethics, and anthropology bring to the natural environment and our place in it.

The book represents a continuation of the Center for the Study of World Religions’ highly regarded Religions of the World and Ecology series. Free Shipping On All Domestic Orders Home About View All Products Contact RELIGIONS OF WORLD SERIES: BUDDHISM By Ninian Smart **BRAND NEW** RELIGIONS OF WORLD SERIES: BUDDHISM By Ninian Smart **BRAND NEW** Item specifics ISBN Author: Hawkins, Bradley K., Smart, Ninian Publisher: Pearson Publication Year: Number Of Pages: /5(15).

About The Religions Book. Surveying the world’s religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, and providing succinct yet thought-provoking insight into the philosophy and practices of each, The Religions Book is ideal for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of the world’s religions.

With intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams, complex world religions are made accessible in. 1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2.

Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3. Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5. It has a massive wealth of information that delves into the major religions of the world. However, the author and narrator Huston Smith was horrible choice to use.

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Smith attempts to show each religion at its best and is more concerned with the founding principals of the religions than any mistakes their believers may have made.

Chapters cover. “The book is an engaging introduction to the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions A very lovely addition to your child’s personal library or a delightful gift; a. View this book» Buddhism, the eBook (4th Edition) View this book» Hinduism, the eBook (2nd Edition) View this book» Introducing World Religions: the eBook.

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These books are a sample of the incredible list of + multicultural books featured in The Global Education Toolkit for Elementary. This is a book by women about women in the religions of the world.

It presents all the basic facts and ideological issues concerning the position of women in the major religious traditions of humanity: Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism, and tribal religions.

A special feature of the book is its phenomenological approach, wherein scholars examine sacred. About this book. World religions Encyclopedia of world religions. A thought-provoking book which offers a balanced exploration of the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions, as well as many lesser-known faiths.

Beautiful photographs and engaging illustrations, maps and diagrams complement the informative text.Next thing I know, a book, The World's Religions by Houston Smith, showed-up on my doorstep with a note that she "looked forward to having dinner." Hello!

That was the beginning of this little project. Although, I did expand this study to include the major religions as this was, for sure, one of my curiosities.With few exceptions, the world's religions are anchored in their sacred texts-core writings that express the ideals and vision of the faiths, forming a basis for belief and action.

Humanity's library of sacred writings is a huge canon that includes many of the most influential books ever written.