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The Everything World's Religions Book

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From the Native American tribal faiths and the Judeo-Christian traditions to Scientology and other nascent religions! man's searc... Weiterlesen
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Zusammenfassung From the Native American tribal faiths and the Judeo-Christian traditions to Scientology and other nascent religions! man's search for God takes many fascinating forms. In this easy-to-use and comprehensive guide! you'll explore the intriguing dogma and rituals! cultural convictions! and often-checkered backgrounds and histories of the world's religions. This mystical tour of major and minor religions! both ancient and contemporary! includes: How religions deal with the issue of evil Which religions believe in an afterlife--and what you have to do to get there The history and moral foundations of major religions Belief in non-belief and the fundamentals of atheism Special holidays and festivals central to each religion From Hinduism to Hare Krishna and from evangelicalism to Wicca! this book includes more than fifty religious perspectives and denominations. It's the ultimate guide to exploring the beliefs and traditions of religions around the world. Informationen zum Autor Kenneth Shouler! PhD is a writer and university professor. He has taught philosophy and religion since 1981. He has written dozens of newspapers and magazines articles since 1986 and is the author of several books! including The "Everything" Guide to Understanding Philosophy and The "Everything" Guide to Hinduism. Mr. Shouler lives in Harrison! NY. Klappentext Explains the tenets of many religions! especially those religions with substantial historical! theological! metaphysical! and moral foundations. This guide highlights the rich traditions! histories! and holy writings of the world's diverse beliefs and practices. It also includes more than 50 religious perspectives and denominations. Inhaltsverzeichnis Featuring explanations of common and lesser-known faiths! including:; Hinduism; Jainism; Buddhism; Judaism; Christianity; Islam; Confucianism; Native American! African! and Pacific Rim Faiths; Scientology; Wicca and Witchcraft. ...

Autorentext

Kenneth Shouler, PhD is a writer and university professor. He has taught philosophy and religion since 1981. He has written dozens of newspapers and magazines articles since 1986 and is the author of several books, including The "Everything" Guide to Understanding Philosophy and The "Everything" Guide to Hinduism. Mr. Shouler lives in Harrison, NY.



Klappentext

Explains the tenets of many religions, especially those religions with substantial historical, theological, metaphysical, and moral foundations. This guide highlights the rich traditions, histories, and holy writings of the world's diverse beliefs and practices. It also includes more than 50 religious perspectives and denominations.



Inhalt

Featuring explanations of common and lesser-known faiths, including:; Hinduism; Jainism; Buddhism; Judaism; Christianity; Islam; Confucianism; Native American, African, and Pacific Rim Faiths; Scientology; Wicca and Witchcraft.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Everything World's Religions Book
Untertitel: Explore the beliefs, traditions, and cultures of ancient and modern religions
Autor:
EAN: 9781440500367
ISBN: 978-1-4405-0036-7
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Simon & Schuster N.Y.
Genre: Religion & Theologie
Anzahl Seiten: 320
Gewicht: 544g
Größe: H235mm x B203mm x T17mm
Jahr: 2010
Auflage: 2 Rev ed.