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Religions of the World (Using and Understanding Maps)

Religions of the World (Using and Understanding Maps)

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Published by Chelsea House Pub (T) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atlases,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Maps,
  • Maps for children,
  • Religions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsScott Edward Morris (Editor), Chelsea House Publishers (Corporate Author)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9734658M
    ISBN 100791018237
    ISBN 109780791018231

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Presenting each the histories and the prevalent worldviews of the key world religions, Matthews’s WORLD RELIGIONS, Sixth Version, methodically introduces college students to the richness and variety of those traditions. The ""Worldview"" sections particularly make this probably the most useful textbook for comparative analyses of the religions.

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This book has seven basic chapters: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. These he calls the “Major Historical Religions”.

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That was the beginning of this little project. Although, I did expand this study to include the major religions as this was, for sure, one of my curiosities. 2 Native American Religions 29 The Spirit World 30 Animism 31 Contacts with the Spirit World 33 Sacrifice, 34 • Taboos, 34 • Ceremonies and Rituals, 35 The Vision Quest, 37 • Religious Leadership, 38 Other Means of Contact with the Spirit World, 39 Death and Life After Death 41 Native American Religions Today 42 Study Questions Religions of the World looks beyond information, beyond doctrine and dogma, into the wisdom at the very heart of these great traditions: Taoism, Christianity, Judaism, primal religions, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Islam.

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Important figures, core beliefs, customs and practices, celebrations and holidays, momentous events, significant and sacred places, and more accompany descriptions of the.