The Illustrated World s Religions

The Illustrated World s Religions
Author: Huston Smith
Pages: 256
ISBN: 0060674407
Available:
Release: 1995-08-18
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Retaining all the beloved qualities of Huston Smith's classic The Religions of Man and the current fully revised and updated The World's Religions, this stunning pictorial presentation refines the text to its wonderful essentials. In detailed, absorbing, richly illustrated, and highly readable chapters on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity and primal religions, we find refreshing and fascinating presentations of both the differences and the similarities among the worldwide religious traditions. The approach is at once classic and contemporary, retaining all the empathy, eloquence and erudition that millions of readers love about the earlier editions, while being edited and designed for a contemporary general readership. This delightful marriage of winsome text and remarkable pictures vividly brings to life the scope and vision of Huston Smith's expertise and insight.

Illustrated World s Religions

Illustrated World s Religions
Author: Huston Smith
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780060674533
Available:
Release: 1994-09-03
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Retaining all the beloved qualities of Huston Smith's classic The World's Religions, this stunning pictorial presentation refines the text to its wonderful essentials. In detailed, absorbing, richly illustrated, and highly readable chapters on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, and primal religions, we find refreshing and fascinating presentations of both the differences and the similarities among the worldwide religious traditions. The approach is at once classic and contemporary, retaining all the empathy, eloquence, and erudition that millions of readers love about the earlier edition, while being edited and designed for a contemporary general readership. This delightful marriage of engaging text and remarkable pictures vividly brings to life the scope and vision of Huston Smith's expertise and insight.

The World s Religions

The World s Religions
Author: Huston Smith
Pages: 416
ISBN: 0062508113
Available:
Release: 1991-09-13
Editor: HarperOne
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Provides an introduction to Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, and the native traditions of the Americas, Australia, Africa, and Oceania

The Illustrated Guide to World Religions

The Illustrated Guide to World Religions
Author: Michael D. Coogan,Michael David Coogan
Pages: 288
ISBN: 019521997X
Available:
Release: 1998
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Profiles Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese traditions, and Japanese traditions.

The Kids Book of World Religions

The Kids Book of World Religions
Author: Jennifer Glossop,John Mantha
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9781554539819
Available:
Release: 2013
Editor: Kids Can Press Ltd
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Explains the basic beliefs, customs, and rituals of twelve different world religions, and includes information about tribal and native religions of Africa, North America, and Australia.

Nelson s Illustrated Guide to Religions

Nelson s Illustrated Guide to Religions
Author: Thomas Nelson
Pages: 640
ISBN: 9781418577469
Available:
Release: 2009-05-17
Editor: Thomas Nelson
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A comprehensive introduction to the religions of the world analyzed from a Christian perspective Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions covers more than 200 religions, sects, and cults, most of them ones the reader might encounter on any given day. It is the most complete and up-to-date Christian guide to world religions. Perfect for the student as well as the layperson. Written by leading expert in religions, James A. Beverley.

Sourcebook of the World s Religions

Sourcebook of the World s Religions
Author: Joel Beversluis
Pages: 420
ISBN: 1577313321
Available:
Release: 2011-02-08
Editor: New World Library
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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 offers an unparalleled look at where spirituality is headed in the coming millennium.

National Geographic Concise History of World Religions

National Geographic Concise History of World Religions
Author: Tim Cooke
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781426206986
Available:
Release: 2011
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Presents a comprehensive guide to religions throughout history, from the origins of spiritual belief to modern organized religions and churches, and discusses how religion has affected and helped shape the history of the world.

World Religions Workbook

World Religions Workbook
Author: Christopher D. Rodkey
Pages: 60
ISBN: 9781411696211
Available:
Release: 2006-12-01
Editor: Lulu.com
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

World Religions Workbook is a simple workbook to be used in college, seminary, high school, or religious education classes for teenagers or adults. The Workbook includes entries for every major world religion, blank templates, and an exhaustive glossary of terms related to comparative religions and the philosophy of religion. This is the student edition.

World Religions

World Religions
Author: Thomas A. Robinson,Hillary P. Rodrigues
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781441219725
Available:
Release: 2014-11-11
Editor: Baker Academic
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This masterful survey of world religions presents a clear and concise portrait of the history, beliefs, and practices of Eastern and Western religions. The new edition contains added material and has been revised throughout. The authors, both respected scholars of world religions, have over fifty years of combined teaching experience. Their book is accessibly written for introductory classes, can be easily adapted for one- or two-semester courses, and presents a neutral approach for broad classroom use. Pedagogical aids include further reading suggestions, photographs, sidebars, and pronunciation guides. An 800-question bank of multiple-choice test questions is available to professors through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.

The Message and the Book

The Message and the Book
Author: John Bowker,Atlantic Books, an imprint of Grove Atlantic Ltd.
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780300179293
Available:
Release: 2012-03-27
Editor: Yale University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Grand in its sweep, this survey of the sacred writings of the major religions of the world offers a thoughtful introduction to the ideas and beliefs upon which great faiths are built. Under the expert guidance of John Bowker, a religious scholar and author of international stature, readers explore the key texts of Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Jain, Sikh, Buddhist, Parsi, Confucian, Daoist, and Shinto traditions. The author discusses some 400 books, among them such well-known sacred texts as the Bible and the Quran, but also spiritual writings by theologians, philosophers, poets, and others. Bowker provides clear and illuminating commentary on each text, describing the content and core tenets of the work and quoting pertinent passages. He also sets the writings in religious and historical contexts, showing how they have influenced—and in many cases continue to influence—artistic, musical, literary, and political traditions. The Message and the Book is essential reading for anyone who wishes to understand the meaning and the deep significance of primary religious texts of civilizations around the globe.

The Religions of Man

The Religions of Man
Author: Huston Smith
Pages: 328
ISBN: OCLC:894963615
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Release: 1958
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

World Religions

World Religions
Author: John Bowker
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0744034752
Available:
Release: 2021-08-10
Editor: DK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An essential guide to religion that explores and explains the history and key teachings of the world's five main religions--Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism--alongside newer faiths. Baffled by Buddhism? Confused by Catholicism? Mystified by Mysticism? Discover everything you need to know about the world's major religious faiths. World Religions examines the central practices, important figures, and key teachings of many different religions, from Zoroastrianism--the oldest "living" religion--and the great faiths practised today, to newer religions such as Scientology. Each of the major faiths--Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Islam--is examined in detail through its sacred texts, epic imagery, key beliefs, and religious artifacts. Modern alternative religions and spiritual beliefs from around the world are also explored and set into the context of the political, social, and cultural climates from which they emerged. Compelling and accessible, World Religions is the perfect guide for students of religious study, or anyone interested in the ideas of ancient and present day faiths and religious philosophies.

Introduction to World Religions

Introduction to World Religions
Author: Christopher Partridge
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781451452273
Available:
Release: 2013-11-01
Editor: Fortress Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting layout with rich illustrations. The second edition has new and extended primary source readings, a stronger section on the Religions of South Asia, additional maps, a new full-color, student-friendly format, and more.

World Religions

World Religions
Author: Warren Matthews
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9781133714293
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Release: 2012-06-06
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Presenting both the histories and the prevalent worldviews of the major world religions, Matthews's WORLD RELIGIONS, Seventh Edition, methodically introduces students to the richness and diversity of these traditions. The Worldview sections in particular make this the most helpful textbook for comparative analyses of the religions. In these sections, students can see how the different religions approach a common set of ten themes that are fundamental to all traditions, including the nature of the Absolute, the place of humans in the world, rituals and symbols, and the prospects for life after death. Furthermore, this text combines insightful, engaging prose with maps, photographs, timelines, excerpts from sacred texts, and other helpful pedagogical aids that provide a comprehensive yet accessible survey of world religions. Warren Matthews's thoughtful and balanced approach depicts the unique traditions and perspectives of diverse world religions with objectivity and respect. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Encyclopedia of World Religions

The Encyclopedia of World Religions
Author: Robert S. Ellwood,Gregory D. Alles
Pages: 514
ISBN: 9781438110387
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Release: 2008
Editor: Infobase Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Contains nearly 600 brief entries on the world's religious traditions.

Forgotten Truth

Forgotten Truth
Author: Huston Smith
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780062507877
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Release: 1992-10-09
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This classic companion to The World's Religions articulates the remarkable unity that underlies the world's religious traditions

Prayer in World Religions

Prayer in World Religions
Author: Denise Lardner Carmody,John Carmody
Pages: 168
ISBN: STANFORD:36105038648791
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Release: 1990
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A brief survey of the nature and function of prayer in the world religions. Treats Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Native American religions, and African religions. Christian prayer is not included,but each section offers "Christian reflections", tying the given traditions's experiences to the experiences of Christians.

Why Religion Matters

Why Religion Matters
Author: Huston Smith
Pages: 304
ISBN: 0061756245
Available:
Release: 2009-10-13
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Huston Smith, the author of the classic bestseller The World's Religions, delivers a passionate, timely message: The human spirit is being suffocated by the dominant materialistic worldview of our times. Smith champions a society in which religion is once again treasured and authentically practiced as the vital source of human wisdom.

Invitation to World Religions

Invitation to World Religions
Author: Jeffrey Brodd,Layne Little,Bradley Nystrom,Robert Platzner,Richard Shek,Erin Stiles
Pages: 656
ISBN: 0197543782
Available:
Release: 2021-07
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Featuring a unique, consistent, and modular chapter structure and numerous pedagogical features, Invitation to World Religions, Fourth Edition, invites students to explore the world's great religions with respect and a sense of wonder. The authors also encourage students to develop an appreciation for what religious beliefs and practices actually mean to their adherents"--