|Statement||Norman J. Bull, Reginald J. Ferris.|
|Contributions||Ferris, Reginald J.|
After World Religions provides a rationale for overhauling the World Religions curriculum, as well as a roadmap for doing so. The volume offers concise and practical introductions to cutting-edge Religious Studies method and theory, introducing a wide range of pedagogical situations and innovative solutions. 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. Description: This book presents the American encounter with Asian religions through a wide range of documents -- written and visual from elite and popular culture -- dating from to the present. Coverage of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam predominate, through selectoins from other religions are included -- Daoism, Confusianism, Shinto, Sikhism. Ganeri's retelling of stories from a wide range of the world's religions provides a much-needed book on comparative religious studies for children. The stories are categorized by theme-Creation storie.
Encyclopedia of Women and World Religion A K Book Summary: In spite of the sexism that has denied women full active status in their religions, the editor calls this title a "celebration" of the scholarship of recent years. In order to offer a global perspective, contributions were sought from non-Western as well as Western scholars for the signed articles. Surveying the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, and providing succinct yet thought-provoking insight into the philosophy and practices of each, The Religions Book is ideal for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of the world's religions. With intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams, complex world religions are made accessible in this comprehensive : DK. Creation stories and stories of tribal origins. Indigenous religions commonalities with other world religions: Respect for nature (Green Bible) Sacred Space (Whaling Wall) Hinduism is a loose category that covers a wide range of beliefs and practices - sometimes with little in common. The World's Religions offers a fascinating insight into a wide range of faiths, their history and their followers. In the richly illustrated new edition of this popular book, religions are described through their symbols, rituals, followers, architecture and art. References, statistics, maps and pictures have been updated and added.4/4(1).
What are African religions? African Religions: A Very Short Introduction answers this question by examining primarily indigenous religious traditions on the African continent, as well as exploring Christianity and Islam. It focuses on the diversity of ethnic groups, languages, cultures, and worldviews, emphasizing the continent's regional diversity. Olupona examines a wide range of African. The Subtle Body: The Story of Yoga in America is a book on the history of yoga as exercise by the American journalist Stefanie spans the period from the first precursors of American yoga, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Thoreau, the arrival of Vivekananda, the role of Hollywood with Indra Devi, the hippie generation, and the leaders of a revived but now postural yoga such as Bikram Publisher: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux. Our best-selling series explores and explains a wide range of key subject areas via it’s graphic and quote-led approach. Titles in this series have sold over million copies worldwide to date. Animals in Religion explores the role of animals within a wide range of religious traditions. Exploring countless stories and myths passed down orally and in many religious texts, Barbara Allen—herself a practicing minister—offers a fascinating history of the ways animals have figured in our spiritual lives, whether they have been Christian, Jewish, Muslim, or any number of lesser-known.