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Faith - a glance at the world"s religions

Harold Paine

Faith - a glance at the world"s religions

by Harold Paine

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Published by Regency Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography , p.5.

    Statementby Harold Paine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL80.2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20327632M
    ISBN 100721205720
    OCLC/WorldCa16492206

    Abrahamic religions are the largest group, and these consist mainly of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the Bahá'í Faith. They are named for the patriarch Abraham, and are unified by the practice of monotheism. Today, at least billion people are followers of Abrahamic religions and are spread widely around the world apart from the.   But do it right. Here are my four commandments for making religion in teen books work: 1. Thou shalt not use religion as a one-stop conflict shop. One of my pet lit peeves is when religion is added to a book solely to raise the stakes of an already controversial situation. If the main character gets pregnant, make her parents traditional Muslims!

    The World's Religions, originally titled The Religions of Man, is a book written by religious studies scholar Huston book was first published in and has been translated into twelve languages; it is "one of the most widely used college textbooks on comparative religion.". ReferencesAuthor: Huston Smith.   Glance at the map above, Second Largest Religious Tradition in Each State , and you will see that Buddhism (orange), Judaism (pink) and Islam (blue) are the runner-up religions .

    1. It is a book that seeks to embrace the world. We have come to the point in history where we must all struggle to be a citizen of the world. The only thing that is unqualifiedly good is extended vision, the enlargement of one's understanding of the ultimate nature of things. 2. It is a book that takes religion . Expand your horizons with enlightening religious and inspirational books at Barnes & Noble®. Discover engaging books on Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and more. Find religious histories, memoirs, and educational books all in one place at Barnes & Noble®.


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