The World S Religions

Author: Arvind Sharma
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 0800697464
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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.

H Plus A New Religion

Author: Edward de Bono
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 140703006X
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H+ (Plus) A New Religion? provides a framework for achievement through daily acts of help or contribution. Whether this is offering other people something to laugh at or helping an elderly person cross the road, through these altruistic acts comes a sense of achievement, and from achievement comes self-esteem and a belief in oneself. Edward de Bono's new groundbreaking book offers an entirely positive way of life: with the emphasis not on sins that are to be avoided, but on things that are to be done. 'H' stands for: - Happiness - Help - Hope - Health - and, most importantly, Humour.

The World S Religions After September 11

Author: Arvind Sharma
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780275996215
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Horrible religious violence has marked the opening of the 21st century, but can the world's religions work together as a force for good? Dozens of experts in religion examine the meaning of religion in the aftermath of September 11 and answer this question.

The Encyclopedia Of World Religions

Author: Robert S. Ellwood
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438110383
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Contains nearly 600 brief entries on the world's religious traditions.

The World S Religions

Author: YOUNG
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0205928323
Size: 49.83 MB
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The World’s Religions provides an orientation to the study of religion. Surveying the stages of development, worldviews, and current situations of the major world religions, this text discusses the ways these religions respond to contemporary ethical issues. It also presents a sampling of new religious movements and looks to the possible ways the world's religions may interact in the 21st century. Its distinctive “framework for understanding” religious worldviews allows readers to compare and contrast the teachings of religions objectively. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning – MyReligionLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - The “framework for understanding” allows students to think critically about varying religious worldviews. Engage Students – Contemporary ethical issues make studying world religions relevant to students today. Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor’s Manual, Electronic “MyTest” Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. 0205949428 / 9780205949427 World's Religions, The Plus NEW MyReligionLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205871429 / 9780205871421 NEW MyReligionLab with Pearson eText -- Valupack Access Card 0205917615 / 9780205917617 World's Religions, The

After World Religions

Author: Christopher R Cotter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317419960
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The World Religions Paradigm has been the subject of critique and controversy in Religious Studies for many years. 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. An international team of scholars addresses the challenges presented in their different departmental, institutional, and geographical contexts. Instructors developing syllabi will find supplementary reading lists and specific suggestions to help guide their teaching. Students at all levels will find the book an invaluable entry point into an area of ongoing scholarly debate.

The World S Religions Revised And Updated

Author: Huston Smith
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061763489
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The World’s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith (Tales of Wonder), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions. This revised and updated edition provides sympathetic descriptions of the various traditions, explaining how they work “from the inside,” which is a big reason why this cherished classic has sold more than two million copies since it first appeared in 1958.

The World S Religions In Figures

Author: Todd M. Johnson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118323033
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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

The Holy Bible Plus

Author: J. A. H.
Publisher: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 1480802212
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The Bible teaches man the word of God. But Christianity's greatest error has been to interpret the word of God as being the Logos of God. Providing a fresh perspective, The Holy Bible Plus offers a thorough look at the Bible--its origins, its contents, its teachings, its substance, its testaments, and more. The Holy Bible Plus examines a host of topics surrounding the Bible, Christianity, spirituality, and what it means to be a follower of Christ. It seeks to provide an understanding of the WORD, faith, God, the plan, the kingdom, the soul, your duties as a Christian, and sexualities. The essays included in The Holy Bible Plus communicate that Christ revealed how to be creators of new life, not how to be holy. It teaches that obedience to the word is the holiness of Judaism, but discovery of the word is the power of creation.

The World Constitution

Author: Angelo Aulisa
Publisher: Angelo Aulisa
ISBN:
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The world constitution self help non fiction , inner guide to meditation inner being witness consciousness to universal consciousness to nothingness emptiness gate less gate to non being body incorporeal where time , space , forms duality of mind completely annihilate into formless relation less unfocused awareness that is just an i am ness infinite light a great relaxation ultimate essence of the core and source of the mystery of the universal body and of life and death and all duality of mind eternity itself meaning no begin no end eternity is an oceanic light infinite , hence the term enlightened enlightenment , from the infinite light of eternity is not casual , when you will leave the body for an eternal resurrection your light will go to intensify the oceanic light of eternity without disturbing other light but just intensify that oceanic light , is like when in a room they are thousand light and you added one more light the other thousand light are not disturbed by the light you added but it just intensify the light already above in the room , The world constitution is basically a book on mysticism & physics but it encompass whole and everything outer objectivity an inner mystery reality of an organic unity , hence the world constitution is the first time that i know that the world constitution as been write down , the world need urgent a world constitution at the unite nation that everybody as to subscribe and sign and follow the direction orientation of it if they want seat at the unite nation , here in this book the world constitution guidelines are spell clear with such an accuracy perfection of course is a complete revolution from ordinary constitution all and everything as to change mutate been transform towards freedom , human right , truth , authenticity , meritocracy the future of humanity , is an absolutely new interpretation of the way forward of the world where many almost all aspect of life have to be completely transform change mutate this world constitution is a convergence of evolution of humanity a quantum leap into our contemporary age 2018 an update of consciousness awareness to our time and age of course the proposal is a new dawn of civilization ultimate civilization of intelligence of love , of peace of meditation consciousness label less content less adjectives less consciousness a fundamental law intrinsic to the universal body that is a pulsation of love a pulsation of intelligence a pulsation of light wave a pulsation of dharma quality such as bliss sacred holy divine such as silence peace playfulness celebration freedom , a pulsation of creativity that never for a split second as ceases since the big bang on wards consciousness is neutral to gender color race age anyone can be in mystical union oneness with universal consciousness the path silence meditation love , singing dancing painting playing music running any activity tat take you in essence into no mind into your inner being is meditation the link bridge that connected you to universal inner consciousness formless awareness to eternity itself , a new dawn of meditation urgent needed by the world for a new era this world the lotus paradise this body the very awareness consciousness the answer is always a world conscious aware , awake from unconscious asleep and various hypnosis int the world constitution this is clear spell propose to the world welcome Angelo Aulisa