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What the great religions believe.

Joseph Gaer

What the great religions believe.

by Joseph Gaer

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


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Joseph Gaer's "What the Great Religions Believe" is one of the best entry-level books to getting a wide perspective on the world's largest and most dominant relgions including Hinduism, Bhuddhism, Jainism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Zen Bhuddhism and others/5(4).

Joseph Gaer's "What the Great Religions Believe" is one of the best entry-level books to getting a wide perspective on the world's largest and most dominant relgions including Hinduism, Bhuddhism, Jainism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Zen Bhuddhism and others/5(5).

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What the Great Religions Believe [Joseph Gaer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Gaer, Joseph What the Great Religions Believe: Joseph Gaer: : Books/5(4). Get this from a library. What the great religions believe. [Joseph Gaer] -- Explains the major beliefs of 11 religions: Hinduism, Buddism, Jainism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Zen- Buddism.

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While religion is hard to define, one standard model of religion, used in religious studies courses, who defined it as a [ ] system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem.

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Joseph Gaer offers a run-down on the history, and substance, of the great religions, characterized for purposes here as the living religions — and actually the overall religion, rather than the sects, is presented.

Hinduism, Buddhism, ainism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Zoroastrianism, and Zen Buddhism are each treated separately, with a presentation of.

Religious traditions fall into super-groups in comparative religion, arranged by historical origin and mutual mic religions originate in West Asia, Indian religions in the Indian subcontinent (South Asia) and East Asian religions in East Asia.

Another group with supra-regional influence are Afro-American religion, which have their origins in Central and West Africa. 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. Learn what it means to believe in God and understand religions' place in society.

This book teaches one about the ideas behind faiths and the significant locations of religions around the world, through easy-to-follow graphics and jargon-free text.

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religionem (nom. religio) "respect for what is sacred, reverence for the gods, sense of right, moral obligation, sanctity", "obligation, the bond between man and the gods") is derived from the Latin religiō, the ultimate origins of which are.

The World's Great Religions book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5(2). Islam, the third great prophetic religion of the West, has its basis in revelations received by the Prophet Muhammad (c.

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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(4).The Confucian Book of Meng Zi contains the teachings of whom?

What do materialist perspective religions believe there is religion? How did the great Buddha begin his life? A prince. What does the Buddha refer to the path that avoids the extremes of life?

The middle way.While many around the world choose not to believe in a god or gods, there are plenty who do. Here are the 12 most popular world religions and belief systems according to 1. Christianity (General) — Billion Followers.