Major World Religions

This book focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world.

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  • Author : Lloyd V. J. Ridgeon
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Pages : 386 pages
  • ISBN : 9780415297967
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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After World Religions

After World Religions
  • Author : Christopher R Cotter,David G. Robertson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 February 2016
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The World Religions Paradigm has been the subject of critique and controversy in Religious Studies for many years. After World Religions provides a rationale for overhauling the World Religions curriculum, as well as a roadmap for doing so. The volume offers concise and practical introductions to cutting-edge Religious Studies method and theory, introducing a wide range of pedagogical situations and innovative solutions. An international team of scholars addresses the challenges presented in their different departmental, institutional, and geographical contexts. Instructors

A World Religions Reader

A World Religions Reader
  • Author : Ian S. Markham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 26 May 2009
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Providing a comprehensive exploration of the teachings and beliefs of the world?s living faiths, the third edition of this popular book has been revised and updated to reflect the vibrant role religion plays in the twenty-first century. The World Religions Reader: Explores the unique nature of various faiths by introducing their traditions and rituals, ethical dimensions, and modern expressions Combines excerpts from sacred texts with reflections from a range of classic and contemporary thinkers - from the Bhagavad Gita

Understanding World Religions

Understanding World Religions
  • Author : Irving Hexham
  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Release : 22 March 2011
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Globalization and high-speed communication put twenty-first century people in contact with adherents to a wide variety of world religions, but usually, valuable knowledge of these other traditions is limited at best. On the one hand, religious stereotypes abound, hampering a serious exploration of unfamiliar philosophies and practices. On the other hand, the popular idea that all religions lead to the same God or the same moral life fails to account for the distinctive origins and radically different teachings found across

World Religions

World Religions
  • Author : John Bowker
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 18 September 2008
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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.

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

Women in World Religions

Women in World Religions
  • Author : Arvind Sharma,Birks Professor of Comparative Religion Arvind Sharma
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 01 January 1987
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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 textual materials. Each contributor not only studies her religion from within, but also studies it from her own feminine perspective. Each

World Religions

World Religions
  • Author : Jeffrey Brodd
  • Publisher : Saint Mary's Press
  • Release : 01 January 2009
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The Subcommittee on the Catechism (formerly the Ad Hoc Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism), has judged that the text falls outside the scope of the types of materials they review for conformity to the Catechism.* The third edition of this highly acclaimed text continues to help young people unlock the doors to 11 of the world's major religious traditions. Updated references highlighting recent events in the history of the traditions, 50 new images, and revised chapter on Sikhism help

Encyclopedia of World Religions

Encyclopedia of World Religions
  • Author : Bruno Becchio,Johannes P. Schadé
  • Publisher : Foreign Media Group
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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Enhanced by more than one thousand full color illustrations, a concise guide features thousands of references to literature, art, history, famous figures, and philosophy with respect to religion, covering the beliefs, doctrines, practices, teachings, rites of passage, and specific rituals of the world's major religions.

Religious Tolerance in World Religions

Religious Tolerance in World Religions
  • Author : Jacob Neusner,Bruce Chilton
  • Publisher : Templeton Foundation Press
  • Release : 01 May 2008
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Today, and historically, religions often seem to be intolerant, narrow-minded, and zealous. But the record is not so one-sided. In Religious Tolerance in World Religions, numerous scholars offer perspectives on the "what" and "why" traditions of tolerance in world religions, beginning with the pre-Christian West, Greco-Roman paganism, and ancient Israelite Monotheism and moving into modern religions such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism. By tolerance the authors mean "the capacity to live with religious difference, and by toleration, the

World Religions and Cults Volume 1

World Religions and Cults Volume 1
  • Author : Bodie Hodge,Roger Patterson
  • Publisher : New Leaf Publishing Group
  • Release : 13 August 2015
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Religions in today’s culture seem to be multiplying. Have you ever wondered why certain religions believe and practice what they do? Or how they view the Bible? This volume delves into these and other engaging questions, such as: How can a Christian witness to people in these religions? Do these other religions believe in creation and a Creator? How do we deal with these religions from a biblical authority perspective? Many religions and cults discussed in this first volume