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Non-Christian religions of the world

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Published by F.H. Revell Company [etc., etc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir William Muir, Prof. Legge ... the Revs. J. Murray Mitchell ... and H.R. Reynolds ... Selected from the Living papers series.
    SeriesHistory of religions preservation project -- MN 40254.3.
    ContributionsMuir, William, Sir, 1819-1905., Legge, James, 1815-1897., Mitchell, J. Murray 1815-1904., Reynolds, Henry Robert, 1825-1896.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[353] p.
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14024183M
    OCLC/WorldCa41042621

    The Book of Religions Comprising The Views, Creeds, Sentiments, or Opinions, Of All The Principal Religious Sects In The World Particularly Of All Christian Denominations In Europe and America To Which Are Added Church and Missionary Statistics Together With Biographical Sketches By John Hayward Author of “New England Gazetteer” Boston. These free studies examine world religion and religious faiths in light of the Bible. This includes non-Christian religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam (the Moslem religion), and Judaism. Other resources investigate Paganism and the Occult (witchcraft, sorcery, magic, psychics, and mediums).

    Christianity, major religion stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus of Nazareth (the Christ, or the Anointed One of God) in the 1st century has become the largest of the world’s religions and, geographically, the most widely diffused of all faiths. It has a constituency of more than two billion believers. Its largest groups are the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern. Conceived for students with little or no background in the academic study of religions, Religions of the World offers the most broad coverage of world religions supported by primary source documents, coverage of religions as they exist today, and integrated media resources. In preparing the eleventh edition of Religions of the World, Mark Woodward drew on his experience in teaching an /5(2).

    Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually ‘work’. Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with numerous study features and valuable overviews. Discover the historical importance of religion in the world's cultures Closely edited for clarity and readability, and conceived for students with little or no background in the academic study of religions, Religions of the World offers the most up-to-date and historically accurate coverage of the world's major religions.4/5(2).


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Non-Christian religions of the world on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: New York, F.H. Revell Company. Excerpt from Non-Christian Religions of the World Arabia, the new faith had subdued great and populous provinces. In half a dozen years, count ing from the death of the founder, the religion prevailed throughout Arabia, Syria, Persia, and Egypt; and before the close of the century, it ruled supreme over the greater part of the vast populations from Gibraltar to the Oxus, from the Black Sea Author: William Muir.

Non-Christian religions of the world. New York, F.H. Revell Co. [etc., ?] Various paging. The rise and decline of Islam, by Sir William MuirChristianity and Confucianism compared in their teaching of the whole duty of man, by James LeggeThe Zend-Avesta and the religion of the Pârsîs, by J.

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I want to keep them free. 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). This best-selling introduction to world religions is ideal for readers with no previous exposure to the subject.

Offering accurate, comparative descriptions of a broad range of religions, it gives background material on religious theory and study, while exploring living religions in terms of the historical and cultural factors that produced them/5.

CULTS (False Christian Religions of the West) Christian Science- Founder is Mary Baker Eddy who plagiarised the ideas and writings of others to produce the book "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures".

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Selecting holy texts from the world's religions for public meditation rooms, personal library, etc. The rise and decline of Islam, by Sir William MuirII. Christianity and Confucianism compared in their teaching of the whole duty of man, by James LeggeIII.

The Zend-Avesta and the religion of the Parsis, by J. Murray MitchellIV. The Hindu religion: a sketch and a contrast, by J. Murray MitchellV. There are well over 4, different religions in the world today.

They vary by geographical spread, number of adherents, language, hierarchy and, of course, beliefs. Some of these thousands of. World Religions (Non-Christian) and Mormonism: Shinto Author: PALMER, SPENCER J.

Shinto, the earliest and largest native religion of Japan, has no known founder, no sacred scriptures, no systematized philosophy, no set of moral laws, no struggle between good and evil, no eschatology or life after death, no ecclesiastical organization.

A Christian in a Non-Christian World 5 A Christian in a Non-Christian World (Titus ) Being a Christian is a full-time job. All of us here who believe in Christ are constantly employed in this full-time job of living as Christians in a non-Christian World.

Being a Christian affects usFile Size: KB. Some Druids, Pagans, Wiccans, and followers of Vodun are probably reluctant to reveal their religion out of fear of persecution.

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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.

Some academics studying the subject have divided religions into three broad categories: world religions, a term which refers to transcultural, international faiths; indigenous religions, which refers to smaller, culture-specific or nation-specific religious groups; and new religious movements, which refers to recently developed faiths.

Non-Christians: Followers of non-Christian religions or of no religion; the 12 largest such varieties are listed. Jews: Core Jewish population relating to Judaism, excluding Jewish persons professing a different religion but including immigrants from the former U.S.S.R., Eastern Europe, Israel, and other areas.

Learn about the backgrounds and practices of these ten non-Christian neighbors (Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Baha’i, Jain, Native American, Chinese, and Shinto) so that you can engage with these significant others in meaningful ways.A generation ago, most Americans had little or no contact with Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, or any other adherents of non-Christian religions.4/5(1).

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but it is one of the best books of its kind that I've found. It deals, in an even handed and factual manner, with all of the worlds major religions. The Book of Mormon maintains there was an appearance of Jesus in the New World following the Christian account of his resurrection, and that the Americas are uniquely blessed continents.

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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.The modern meaning of the phrase "world religion," putting non-Christians at the same level as Christians, began with the Parliament of the World's Religions in Chicago.Christianity and Far Eastern religion.

The Bible and other. A world religion 2, 3. Belief that a series of prophets have come from God, and that Bahá'í is the latest religion founded by God. A liberal offshoot of Islam, but persecuted in Iran.

By Bahá'u'lláh. Writings of Baha'u'llah and Abdul Baha. This group are preparing to rule the world.