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An Abridged History of World Religions

by Rex A. Lentz

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Published by Writer"s Showcase Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages188
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Open LibraryOL7550698M
ISBN 100595230628
ISBN 109780595230624
OCLC/WorldCa52223105

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It's a book as beautiful as it is useful, as authoritative as it is entertaining. A book to buy, to give, to treasure/5(21). A History of the World's Religions Shown Through Original Sources. A History of the World's Religions bridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from the original source materials.

Refined by over forty years of dialogue and correspondence Cited by:   This makes it confusing and hard to understand. You can read and understand AN ABRIDGED KORAN. The words of the Koran are woven back into Mohammed's life.

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He has studied the source texts of the major religions for decades. Even before the destruction of the World Trade Center he had predicted the war between Islam and America. The day after 9/11 he decided to make the source texts of Islam available for the average Pages: The World’s Religions by Huston Smith is considered a classic in the genre by many.

It’s such a respected book that it’s often used as a university textbook in World Religion classes. But this book does more than present the history and spirit of the major religions as you might expect from the title and some of the by: Book Description A History of the World's Religions bridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from original source materials.

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Understanding the World’s Religions can be led by ministers, laypersons, or a combination. Read the appropriate material in Huston Smith’s book and in this study guide well in advance of the session. Reading it at least twice and reflecting on it will increase your understanding. "First published as The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions"--Title screen This searchable database, abridged from the Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, contains 8, entries on major and many minor religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Shinto, Sikhism, and TaoismPages:   This anthology, first published inillustrates the vast scope of Buddhist practice in Asia, past and present.

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The Golden Bough was first published in two volumes in ; in three volumes in ; and in twelve volumes in the third edition Author: James George Frazer.The World's Religions can best be described by taking note of what it is not.

Author Huston Smith states emphatically that the book is not one of comparative religions. It is as objective a look as possible at the major religions of the world today for the purpose of enlightening people of different cultures and beliefs about each other.