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Looking at World Religions

A Bird"S-Eye View

by Kamal U., Ph.D. Ahmad

  • 157 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Authorhouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8009618M
    ISBN 100759670455
    ISBN 109780759670457
    OCLC/WorldCa70156497

    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. The following websites give teachings on three or more of the world religions: The Mystical Paths of the World's Religions -- A Website that has Video and Audio Teachings by Elizabeth Clare Prophet. Becoming God: The Path of the Christian Mystic is Elizabeth Clare Prophet’s third book in her Mystical Paths of the World’s Religions series.

    I'm going to recommend two books, neither of which I've read. First, God is Not One, by Stephen Prothero, which emphasizes the differences between the major world religions. Second, The Religions of Man, apparently revised as The World's Religions, by Huston 's not biased toward any particular religion, but (from what I hear), it has a more subtle bias toward stressing the equal worth. This is a list of religious populations by number of adherents and countries. Size of Major Religious Groups, Other (includes Judaism, Bahá’í, Sikhism, and Jainism) Pew Research Center, 1 Adherent estimates in 2 By proportion. Irreligious and atheist. Taoists/Confucianists/Chinese traditional religionists.

    When we look at the world's dominant religions, we see three basic orientations in their conceptions and location of the sacred: sacramental, prophetic, and _____. c) As an academic discipline, the field of religious studies is now more than _______ years old. “Christianity and World Religions is a special book. It is certainly information written for our times and communicated in such a way that it will appeal both to those who have some understanding of the great religions of the world and to those who have very little under - standing.


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Looking at World Religions by Kamal U., Ph.D. Ahmad Download PDF EPUB FB2

The religions in this book include Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Taoism, Judaism, Confucianism, Bahá'í, Shinto, Jainism, and Zoroastrianism. Each religion has it's own chapter that takes a close, comparative look at the religions/5().

The World’s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith (Tales of Wonder), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions/5().

The World's Religions offers a fascinating insight into a wide range of faiths, their history and their followers. In the richly illustrated new edition of this popular book, religions are described through their symbols, rituals, followers, architecture and art.

References, statistics, maps and pictures have been updated and by:   China, India, Israel, and Greece were once the four major regions of the ancient world. Within each of them, a new religion arose. China saw the beginnings of Confucianism and Taoism just as Israel preached a more monotheistic faith.

India became the hub of Hinduism and Buddhism while Greece favored philosophical rationalism. This book gives equal attention, time, and space to all major world religions without showing preference for any Looking at World Religions book in particular. It is incredibly colorful, informative, and the many lift up flaps are exciting.

This is a beautiful book that teaches children about world religions in a fair and balanced way.5/5(7). What are the top ten religions and what is the holy book. Best Sellers in Comparative Religion #1.

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This best-selling introduction to world religions is ideal for readers with no previous exposure to the subject.

Offering accurate, comparative descriptions of a broad range of religions, it gives background material on religious theory and study, while exploring living religions in terms of the historical and cultural factors that produced them/5.

The book is thoroughly uneven - strong at some points (Hinduism, Buddhism, articulating the merits of the world's wisdom tradtions) and weak at others (Judaism, Tribal religions, covering the nuts and bolts of the world's religions)/5.

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). This book is a nice overview of the more recognizable religions of the world, starting with the ancient religions such as the Greek, Egyptian, and Celtic traditions, and moving on through time to cover Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and even touching on smaller native religions/5.

Expand your horizons with enlightening religious and inspirational books at Barnes & Noble®. Discover engaging books on Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and more. Find religious histories, memoirs, and educational books all in one place at Barnes & Noble®. Book Description. 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. traditions to the world’s major religions.

The course concludes with a look at new religious movements and religion in the twenty-first century. Comparative essays and reflective writing guide students to synthesize course material and their own unique perspectives.

The following books are included in this course package: Religions of the. View this book» Buddhism, the eBook (4th Edition) View this book» Hinduism, the eBook (2nd Edition) View this book» Introducing World Religions: the eBook. View this book» Japanese Religion: The eBook (2nd Edition) View this book» Chinese Religions: the eBook.

View this book» Introducing American Religion: the eBook. View this book. The World’s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith (Tales of Wonder), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions.

This revised and updated edition provides sympathetic. Most countries with the highest scores in government favoritism as of (including Afghanistan, Bahrain and Bangladesh) have Islam as their official state religion. 14 This dovetails with an earlier finding that, as ofIslam is the most common state religion around the world; in 27 of the 43 countries that enshrine an official religion.

Glossop, Jennifer, & Mantha, John (). The Kids Book of World Religions. Toronto, Canada: Kids Can Press. In addition to the general information about the different world religions for kids, it also includes info on leaders and places of worship (focusing on the major religions.

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. The Big Religion Chart. This "Big Religion Chart" is our attempt to summarize the major religions and belief systems of the world - Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and dozens more - into a quick-reference comparison chart.

The Evolution of Major Faiths World Religions looks at the beliefs and practices of many different religions, from the ancient Egyptians to Zoroastrianism -- the oldest "living" religion -- and the great faiths practiced today.

Each of the major faiths -- Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Islam -- is examined in detail through its sacred texts, epic imagery, key 4/5(2).And now, it has never been easier to learn about the religions of the world.

In World Religionsthis introductory class will teach you the basics of many of the world's major and minor religions. You will learn the core beliefs of the major religions, their guiding principles and /5. See inside world religions gives young readers a look at what religion is.

The different religions around the world. Prayers And practices. Festivals and celebrations. An .