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📒The World S Religions ✍ Peter Bernard Clarke
✏The World s Religions Book Summary : A fascinating examination of living faiths, this book takes an in-depth look at Christianity, Judaism, China's religious tradition and Shinto. Discover how thiese religions began and follow their development up to the present.
📒Major World Religions ✍ Lloyd V. J. Ridgeon
✏Major World Religions Book Summary : This book focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world.
📒Women In World Religions ✍ Arvind Sharma
✏Women in World Religions Book Summary : 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 is an adept historian of religions, who grounds her analysis in publicly verifiable facts. The book strikes a delicate balance between hard fact and delicate perception, the best tradition of phenomenology and the history of religions. It also demonstrates how much religions may vary over time. Contributors are Katherine K. Young, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at McGill University; Nancy Schuster Barnes, whose Ph.D. is in Sanskrit and Indian Studies; M. Theresa Kelleher, Assistant Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Manhattanville College; Barbara Reed, Assistant Professor of Religion at St. Olaf College; Denise L. Carmody, Professor and Chair, Department of Religion, The University of Tulsa. Also Jane I. Smith, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Harvard Divinity School; Rosemary Radford Ruether, Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology at the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary; Rita M. Gross, Associate Professor of Comparative Religions at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Clair.
📒World Religions ✍ Jeffrey Brodd
✏World Religions Book Summary : 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 eleventh and twelfth graders understand the people, dimensions, and religious principles of the world's major religions. *The Subcommittee on the Catechism reviews only materials which are catechetical in nature and which teach the beliefs, practices, and doctrine of the Catholic Faith. World Religions falls outside the scope of the types of materials the Committee reviews. This text outlines the basic beliefs and practices of the major religions of the world, taking a comparative approach, as do most texts on this topic, to identify the distinctive elements of the various religions.
📒The Encyclopedia Of World Religions ✍ Robert S. Ellwood
✏The Encyclopedia of World Religions Book Summary : Contains nearly 600 brief entries on the world's religious traditions.
📒World Religions ✍ Richard Viladesau
✏World Religions Book Summary : Appropriate for college theology students or inquiring general readers, this anthology presents a concise history of Christian stances on other forms of belief and brief introductions to and excerpts from significant writings of the sacred books of the great world religious traditions.
📒A World Religions Reader ✍ Ian S. Markham
✏A World Religions Reader Book Summary : 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 and the Qur'an to Maimonides and Martin Luther King, Jr. Significantly expands material on Christianity, with a greater emphasis on the diversity of the tradition as expressed in Orthodoxy, Catholicism, and Protestantism Broadens its coverage with new chapters on Emerging Religions, Jainism, Zoroastrianism and Indigenous Religions Considers the profound impact of 9/11 on the major religions and the effect it has had on our perceptions of others, and on interfaith communication Includes numerous reader-friendly features, such as key terms sections, summary reviews of major beliefs and significant events, a glossary, and revision and comparative questions.
📒The Illustrated Guide To World Religions ✍ Michael D. Coogan
✏The Illustrated Guide to World Religions Book Summary : Profiles Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese traditions, and Japanese traditions.
📒The World Religions Reader ✍ Gwilym Beckerlegge
✏The World Religions Reader Book Summary : A set text for the Open University's World Religions course, 'World Religions Reader' includes materials relating to six of the world's most influential religious traditions.
📒Merriam Webster S Encyclopedia Of World Religions ✍ MERRIAM-WEBSTER STAFF
✏Merriam Webster s Encyclopedia of World Religions Book Summary : A beautifully designed volume that provides in-depth information about religions of the world. Features over 3,500 entries and 32 pages of color art and maps. Developed in cooperation with Encyclopdia Britannica.