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Great Religions of the World

Huston Smith

Great Religions of the World

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Published by Natl Geographic Society .
Written in English

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  • Religion

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    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7723295M
    ISBN 100685459993
    ISBN 109780685459997


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Great Religions of the World. By Oskar Mann, A. Lyall, D. Menant, Lepel Griffin, E. Denison Ross, Herbert A. Giles, T. Rhys Davids, Frederic Harrison. An Invitation into the Teachings, Histories, and Ways of Life of the world's religions, encouraging respect and a sense of wonder. Featuring a unique, consistent, and modular chapter structure—“Teachings,” “History,” and “Way of Life”—and numerous pedagogical features, Invitation to World Religions invites students to explore the world's great religions with respect and a sense.

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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 Holy Books of World Religions the Tibetan Book of the Dead, the Memorial Verses on the Middle Way, the Great Stages of Enlightenment and the various compiled volumes of the Buddha’s. 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.

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1: Christianity among World Religions. This first lecture introduces Christianity by locating it among other world religions and providing basic facts: its number of adherents, their geographical distribution, the variety of lifestyles they follow, and the length and complexity of its history.

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Harper, Preview this book Positivism only has sought to blend into coherent unity the three great forces of human life. " In the whole history of the human mind, no philosophy ever came bound up with a complete scheme of social organization, and also with a complete scheme of religious observance.

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