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How the great religions began

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


Edition Notes

StatementJoseph Gaer
SeriesA Signet key book -- KD 359
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL80 .G128 1956b
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24381702M
OCLC/WorldCa29402626


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This was a great unbiased book on the history of most of the worlds great religions. No pictures to speak of, but a few diagrams. It spells out the basic fundamentals of each religion without favoring or judging any of them. Great for getting a basic understanding of them by: 7. How the Great Religions Began Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 17 ratings.

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Religions of India: Buddhism, the religion of the enlightened one --Jainism, the religion of Mahavira the Conqueror --Hindustan, land of many deities --Religions of China and Japan: Confucianism, the teachings of a Great Sage --Taoism, the religion few can understand --Shinto, the way of the gods --Zoroastrianism, spark of the sacred fire.

Religions of India: Buddhism, the religion of the enlightened one --Jainism, the religion of Mahavira the conqueror --Hindustan, How the great religions began book of many deities --Religions of China and Japan: Confucianism, the teachings of a great sage --Taoism, the religion few can understand --Shinto, the way of the Gods --Advance of the one god: Zoroastrianism, spark.

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OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 21 cm: Contents: Book One: The religions of India --Part One: Buddhism, the religion of the enlightened one --I.A prince is born in the land of the Sakyas The quarrel of the cousins The prince puts on the sacred thread The religion called Brahminism The four sights The great renunciation Buy How the Great Religions Began by Joseph Gaer online at Alibris.

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OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 18 cm. Contents: Buddhism, the religion of the enlightened one --Jainism the religion of Mahavira the conqueror --Hindustan, land of many deities --Confucianism, the teachings of a great sage --Taoism, the religion few can understand --Shinto, the way of the gods --Zoroastrianism, spark of the sacred fire --Judaism, religion of.

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n Books. Donath, Dorothy C. Buddhism for the West: Theravāda, Mahāyāna and Vajrayāna; a comprehensive review of Buddhist history, philosophy, and teachings from the time of the Buddha to the present day.

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The world's faithful account for 83% of the global population; the great majority of these fall under twelve classical religions—Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism.

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The word Great above does not show any superiority of these religions. Like the Great Wonders, the term Great Religion refers to what presumably one man had considered the only 7 religions in an ancient year. The origin of this term is cloudy, but gained popularity in. The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions was originally published in As I said before this book tells about the different religions over the world, as I read I saw that Smith not only talked about the meaning of the religions, but he also talked about some cases Huston Smith was the one that wrote this book/5.

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Light and help from the others -- yes. One of the oldest known religious texts is the Kesh Temple Hymn of Ancient Sumer, a set of inscribed clay tablets which scholars typically date around BCE.

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A short history of religions. 1: Christianity among World Religions. This first lecture introduces Christianity by locating it among other world religions and providing basic facts: its number of adherents, their geographical distribution, the variety of lifestyles they follow, and the length and complexity of its history.

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