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The World"s great religions

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Published by Time, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions

  • Edition Notes

    Original edition published in one volume in 1957.

    Other titlesLife (Chicago)
    Statementby the editorial staff of Life.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL80.2.L5 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20172022M

    The series on the world's great religions appeared in six parts in Life in Now- with some pages of additional text and pages in full color, the book is published for a permanent record -- for the general public- seeking to show these religions . Written by the world's leading authorities on religion and spirituality, the Patheos Library offers the most accurate and balanced information available on .

      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 . Laderman, Gary (), Religion and American Cultures: An Encyclopedia of Traditions, Diversity, and Popular Expressions, Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO, pp. Monier-Williams, Monier (), Brahmanism and Hinduism: Or, Religious Thought and Life in India, as Based on the Veda and Other Sacred Books of the Hindus.

    Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 29 cm. Contents: How mankind worships --The spirit of Hinduism --The path of Buddhism --The philosophy of China --The world of Islam --The law of Judaism --The faith of Christianity --The life of Christ --Christ risen --Palestine, the country of God --The onward march of Christain faith - . Religious texts are texts related to a religious tradition. They differ from literary texts by being a compilation or discussion of beliefs, mythologies, ritual practices, commandments or laws, ethical conduct, spiritual aspirations, and for creating or fostering a religious community. The relative authority of religious texts develops over time and is derived from the ratification.


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The World"s great religions Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Table of Contents lists 6 main Sections of world religions. Buy the book to read the sub-Sections, look at the photos and read the maps. However, the book doesn’t contain a Bibliography, a standard book section. This section is especially important to people who have no knowledge of the topic.5/5(1).

The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions Hardcover – J by Huston Smith (Author)/5(7). I was looking for a book for kids that shows all the religions and had been recommended the title "The World's Great Religions" from Time-Life.

What is NOT included in the description or in the one review on this item is that "The World's Great Religions" is a series and this book /5(8). The World's Great Religions by Life Hardback Hardcover – January 1, by Anonymous (Author)5/5(4). The distinctive identities of different faiths are explored in World Religions by studying the main principles and thinking of each religion.

The book’s superb reproduction allows the symbolism and meaning in religious imagery and iconography to be revealed in great detail.

Accessible and far-reaching, World Religions will engage the whole /5(). Like most series of books. Some are bad, some are so so, other good and some are just great. This one is just so so, Which is a pity as it is a subject that needs to be addressed.

Since a lot of the worlds problems are caused in part by the wrong interpretation of the basic message of these religions. Also the issue of illustrations comes to mind/5(6). The World’s Religions by Huston Smith is considered a classic in the genre by many.

It’s such a respected book that it’s often used as a university textbook in World Religion classes. But this book does more than present the history and spirit of the major religions as you might expect from the title and some of the by: Free download or read online The Worlds Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Huston Smith. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions was originally published in As I said before this book tells about the different religions over the world, as I read I saw that Smith not only talked about the meaning of the religions, but he also talked about some cases Huston Smith was the one that wrote this book/5.

Judaism is the smallest of the world religions with a little over 16 million adherents. These adherents, called Jews, belong to the same “family” of religions as Christianity and Islam, the Abrahamic religions. Updated and re-packaged edition of the all time classic bestseller with more than two million copies sold, from the internationally celebrated authority on religion, Huston Smith.

With a new preface and fresh package, this completely revised and updated version of The Religions of Man explores the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including 4/5(11). 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). The World's Great Religions book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

Great Religions of the World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Descriptions of the five major religions of the world with ac /5(23). 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. Rev. and updated ed. of: The religions of man. Includes bibliographical references and index Point of departure -- Hinduism -- Buddhism -- Confucianism -- Taoism -- Islam -- Judaism -- Christianity -- Primal religions -- Final Pages: Huston Cummings Smith ( – Decem ) was a leading scholar of religious studies in the United States.

He was widely regarded as one of the world's most influential figures in religious studies. He had authored at least thirteen books on world's religions and philosophy, and his book The World's Religions (originally titled The Religions of Man) sold Alma mater: Central Methodist University.

We have a very wide range of interviews recommending books on all the world’s major religions, as well as others looking at contemporary and historical religious controversies. On Christianity, we have interviews covering the history of Christianity, Jesus, the saints and versions of the Bible, amongst others.

Synopsis This book is a revised and updated edition of a popular work, which looks at the world's religions in terms of world history, and as constantly developing systems of belief.

Part I traces the development of religions, as they evolved from the traditions of the ancient world. Part II /5(21). This book proposes how the great religions began. It didn't treat any of the religions fairly.

Three ways of doing a book like this well would be 1) Document what can be proven historically, 2) Report what each of the religions say about themselves or 3) Some combination of the both/5. Indigenous ethnic religions, found on every continent, now marginalized by the major organized faiths in many parts of the world or persisting as undercurrents (folk religions) of major religions.

Includes traditional African religions, Asian shamanism, Native American religions, Austronesian and Australian Aboriginal traditions, Chinese folk religions, and postwar Shinto.All books of a religious, ideological, philosophical or political nature have thus been excluded from the below lists of best-selling books for these reasons.

Having sold more than million copies worldwide, [6] [7] [8] Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling is the best-selling book series in history.This book is the second book in this text set. As pre-reading, students should discuss their understandings of religions as an ideology and quickly recap the five major religions discussed in One World Many Religions.

After reading the book, students will have a basic understanding of what the main religions are and their practices.4/5.