World Religions

World Religions
  • Author : Geoffrey Parrinder
  • Publisher : Checkmark Books
  • Release : 01 January 1985
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Looks at the history and beliefs of ancient and modern religions, including Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

The World's Religions

The World's Religions
  • Author : Huston Smith
  • Publisher : HarperOne
  • Release : 13 September 1991
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Provides an introduction to Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, and the native traditions of the Americas, Australia, Africa, and Oceania

The World's Religions

The World's Religions
  • Author : Peter Clarke,Friedhelm Hardy,Leslie Houlden,Stewart Sutherland
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 January 2004
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* Gives an account of the history, the theological basis, the practice and the current state of the study of religion and religions throughout the world * Combines a clear and non-technical style of presentation with a structure and range of contributions which reflect the richness and complexity of religion itself, of the religions of the world and the study of religions * Comprehensive index, bibliographies and suggestions for further reading `Intriguing philosophical questions are raised about the nature of religion and the

World Religions

World Religions
  • Author : John Bowker
  • Publisher : Dk Pub
  • Release : 02 August 2021
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Examines each religion--including ancient Greek, Roman, Norse, and Celtic religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and nature religions--discussing its history, founder, major deity, beliefs, festivals, and celebrations.

Religion in World History

Religion in World History
  • Author : John C. Super,Briane K. Turley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 21 August 2006
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In Religion and World History, distinguished authors John C. Super and Briane K. Turley examine the value of religion for interpreting the human experience in the past and present. They explore the elements of religion which best connect it to the cultural and political dynamics that have influenced history. Working within this framework, Super and Turley present three unifying themes: * the relationship between formal and informal religious beliefs, how these change through time, and how they are reflected in different

Sourcebook of the World's Religions

Sourcebook of the World's Religions
  • Author : Joel Beversluis
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Release : 08 February 2011
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Now in its third edition, this is the most comprehensive work available on the rich variety of paths available to today's spiritual seekers. More than an academic reference, it explores how religions can collaborate to help the world. Essays exploring the realm of building an interfaith community add to the book's detailed portraits of the major religious traditions. The Sourcebook also contains essays on spiritual practices as diverse as theosophy, wicca, and indigenous religions. This revised edition of the Sourcebook

Norton Anthology of World Religions

Norton Anthology of World Religions
  • Author : Cunningham, Lawrence S,Miles, Jack
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 18 February 2015
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This magisterial Norton Anthology, edited by world-renowned scholars, offers a portable library of more than 1,000 primary texts from the world’s major religions. To help readers encounter strikingly unfamiliar texts with pleasure; accessible introductions, headnotes, annotations, pronouncing glossaries, maps, illustrations and chronologies are provided. For readers of any religion or none, The Norton Anthology of World Religions opens new worlds that, as Miles writes, invite us "to see others with a measure of openness, empathy, and good

Major World Religions

Major World Religions
  • Author : Lloyd Ridgeon
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 December 2003
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This work seeks to answer questions about the great religious traditions in the contemporary age. It focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world. Following an introduction on the philosophy of religion, attention is focused on Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam which are religions that have had (and probably continue to have) the greatest number of followers in Western society. In addition to the lasting impact that religion has had in society, we

Comparing Religions

Comparing Religions
  • Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 January 2014
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Comparing Religions is a next-generation textbook which expertly guides, inspires, and challenges those who wish to think seriously about religious pluralism in the modern world. A unique book teaching the art and practice of comparing religions Draws on a wide range of religious traditions to demonstrate the complexity and power of comparative practices Provides both a history and understanding of comparative practice and a series of thematic chapters showing how responsible practice is done A three part structure provides readers

Atlas of World Religions

Atlas of World Religions
  • Author : Tim Dowley
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release : 15 November 2018
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Understanding the where of the world's religious traditions is an important component of understanding the what. Now, as part of a brand-new series of atlas resources, Fortress Press is pleased to offer an affordable, compact yet comprehensive atlas of world religions.

Atlas of World Religions is newly built from the ground up. Featuring more than fifty new maps, graphics, and timelines, the atlas is an immensely helpful companion to any study of world religions. Concise, helpful text written by