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📒The World S Religions ✍ Ninian Smart
✏The World s Religions Book Summary : Provides information about the symbols, rituals, art, and history of religions around the world.
📒Sexuality And The World S Religions ✍ David W. Machacek
✏Sexuality and the World s Religions Book Summary : Looks at issues concerning sexuality and religion in nine of the world's religions, including Daoism, Hinduism, Judaism, and Catholicism, covering such topics as sexual orientation, reproductive rights, and sexual rituals.
📒The World S Religions ✍ Arvind Sharma
✏The World s Religions Book Summary : This wide-ranging reader combines some of the best and most valuable contemporary perspectives from leading and significant writers, teachers, and thinkers who together address critical challenges and opportunities for the world's religions in a post 9/11 world. Edited by Arvind Sharma and organized by topic, the essays in this reader consider broad questions such as, What influence does religion have on contemporary life? The thematic arrangement of topics includes diverse religious perspectives on: war, terror, peace, human rights, pluralism, diversity, gender, spirituality, the interreligious dialogue, international diplomacy and globalization.
📒Dreaming In The World S Religions ✍ Kelly Bulkeley
✏Dreaming in the World s Religions Book Summary : From Biblical stories of Joseph interpreting Pharoh’s dreams in Egypt to prayers against bad dreams in the Hindu Rg Veda, cultures all over the world have seen their dreams first and foremost as religiously meaningful experiences. In this widely shared view, dreams are a powerful medium of transpersonal guidance offering the opportunity to communicate with sacred beings, gain valuable wisdom and power, heal suffering, and explore new realms of existence. Conversely, the world’s religious and spiritual traditions provide the best source of historical information about the broad patterns of human dream life Dreaming in the World’s Religions provides an authoritative and engaging one-volume resource for the study of dreaming and religion. It tells the story of how dreaming has shaped the religious history of humankind, from the Upanishads of Hinduism to the Qur’an of Islam, from the conception dream of Buddhas mother to the sexually tempting nightmares of St. Augustine, from the Ojibwa vision quest to Australian Aboriginal journeys in the Dreamtime. Bringing his background in psychology to bear, Kelly Bulkeley incorporates an accessible consideration of cognitive neuroscience and evolutionary psychology into this fascinating overview. Dreaming in the World’s Religions offers a carefully researched, accessibly written portrait of dreaming as a powerful, unpredictable, often iconoclastic force in human religious life.
📒The World S Religions ✍ Peter Clarke
✏The World s Religions Book Summary : * Gives an account of the history, the theological basis, the practice and the current state of the study of religion and religions throughout the world * Combines a clear and non-technical style of presentation with a structure and range of contributions which reflect the richness and complexity of religion itself, of the religions of the world and the study of religions * Comprehensive index, bibliographies and suggestions for further reading `Intriguing philosophical questions are raised about the nature of religion and the qualities needed for studying it.' - Times Higher Education Supplement `Excellent book ... remarkably successful, impressive as much for the sheer scale of the undertaking as for its consistent standard of analysis. It is a fine achievement which will serve both as a very suitable textbook for students and a reliable guide to the state of scholarship in the History and Study of Religions.' - Heythrop Journal
📒Atlas Of The World S Religions ✍ Ninian Smart
✏Atlas of the World s Religions Book Summary : Maps and text present a guide to the historical development and current state of the world's religions.
📒A History Of The World S Religions ✍ David S. Noss
✏A History of the World s Religions Book Summary : A History of the World's Religions bridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from the original source materials. Refined by over forty years of dialogue and correspondence with religious experts and practitioners around the world, A History of the World's Religions is widely regarded as the hallmark of scholarship, fairness, and accuracy in its field. It is also the most thorough yet manageable history of world religion available in a single volume, treating many subjects largely neglected in other texts.
📒Sourcebook Of The World S Religions ✍ Joel Beversluis
✏Sourcebook of the World s Religions Book Summary : 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.
📒The World S Religions A Popular Account Of Religions Ancient And Modern ✍ George Thomas Bettany
✏The World s Religions a Popular Account of Religions Ancient and Modern Book Summary : Excerpt from The World's Religions, a Popular Account of Religions Ancient and Modern: Including Those of Uncivilised Races, Chaldaeans, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Confucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Mohammedanism, and a Sketch of the History of Judaism and Christianity Thus, while endeavouring to stick rigidly to facts, we may be per mitted in some measure to study them as, examples of the development of ideas and practices. It is true that for a full study of religious development we Should need many volumes, and must include all extinct as well as exist ing religions. The former would be impossible, for it can hardly be doubted that there have been forms Of religion which have left no records. But even those which survive in records, or in actual existence, are so numerous and include so much that only a brief review of some Of them is possible. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
📒The World S Religions In Figures ✍ Todd M. Johnson
✏The World s Religions in Figures Book Summary : Created by two of the field’s leading experts, this uniqueintroduction to international religious demography outlines thechallenges in interpreting data on religious adherence, andpresents a contemporary portrait of global religious belief. Offers the first comprehensive overview of the field ofinternational religious demography – detailing what we knowabout religious adherents around the world, and how we know it Examines religious freedom and diversity, including agnosticsand atheists, on a global scale, highlighting trends over the past100 years and projecting estimates for the year 2050 Outlines the issues and challenges related to definitions,taxonomies, sources, analyses, and other techniques in interpretingdata on religious adherence Considers data from religious communities, censuses, surveys,and scholarly research, along with several in-depth case studies onthe global Muslim population, religion in China, and the religiousdemography of recently created Sudan and South Sudan Argues against the belief that the twentieth-century was a‘secular’ period by putting forward new evidence to thecontrary Provides resources for measuring both qualitatively andquantitatively important data on the world's religious situation inthe twenty-first century