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Ries, J. (Julien)

Overview
Works: 376 works in 1,174 publications in 9 languages and 7,007 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Juvenile works  Comparative studies  Biography  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Director, Contributor, Honoree, Publishing director, Other, Commentator
Classifications: BL80.2, 200
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Most widely held works by J Ries
The origins of religions by J Ries( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This attractively illustrated volume is the first comprehensive work for general readers on the origins of humankind's religious nature. By examining the footprints along the course of humanity's religious journey, Julien Ries is able to effectively counter attempts to root the origins of religion in evolutionary, ethnological, and sociological causes. His study uncovers the presence of a religious sense in humankind from our very first appearance on earth and shows that an inner religious structure is in fact an essential characteristic of our being human: homo religiosus
The world of Islam by J Ries( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and principles of Islam, the religion of about one billion people throughout the world
The many faces of Buddhism by J Ries( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history, principles, and various branches of Buddhism, which was founded in India in the sixth century B.C. by Siddhartha Gautama
The first centuries of Christianity by J Ries( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Christian history, covering topics including the first Christian communities, the conversion of pagans to Christianity, persecution, gnosticism, and the development of Christianity through the fourth century C.E
Man and the divine in Hinduism by J Ries( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and principles of Hinduism, a tradition with 800 million adherents worldwide, most of whom live in India
The scope of Catholicism by J Ries( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of Catholicism, discussing topics including its role in the history of Western Europe, the Renaissance, mysticism, secularization, and Vatican Council II
Les chemins du sacré dans l'histoire by J Ries( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le symbolisme dans le culte des grandes religions : actes du Colloque de Louvain-la-Neuve 4-5 Octobre, 1983 by J Ries( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Expérience de la prière dans les grandes religions : actes du colloque de Louvain-la-Neuve et Liège, 22-23 novembre 1978 by Henri Limet( Book )

14 editions published in 1980 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gnosticisme et monde hellénistique : actes du colloque de Louvain-la-Neuve (11-14 mars 1980) by J Ries( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Mythe, son langage et son message : actes du colloque de Liège et Louvain-la-Neuve, 1981 by Jacqueline Duchemin( Book )

14 editions published in 1983 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les rites d'initiation : Actes du Colloque de Liège et de Louvain-la-Neuve, 20-21 novembre 1984 by Université de Liège( Book )

16 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man and the sense of mystery by J Ries( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of human religious and spiritual life, discussing concepts including creation, the afterlife, the search for meaning, awareness of divinity, and the role of religion in societal organization
Symbolisme et expérience de la lumière dans les grandes religions : actes du colloque tenu à Luxembourg du 29 au 31 mars 1996( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Enfant dans les civilisations orientales( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'art paléochrétien : des origines à Byzance by Maria Antonietta Crippa( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in French and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anges et démons : actes du colloque de Liège et de Louvain-la-Neuve, 25-26 novembre, 1987 by Centre D'Histoire des Religions (Louvain-La-Neuve). Colloque( Book )

15 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les civilisations méditerranéennes et le sacré( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux explorateurs de la pensée humaine : Georges Dumézil et Mircea Eliade( Book )

10 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Expression du sacré dans les grandes religions( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Iulianus Ries

Julien Ries Belgian cardinal and historian

Julien Ries belgischer katholischer Priester, Doktor der Theologie, Altorientalist und Religionshistoriker, Bischof, Kardinal

Julien Ries cardinale, arcivescovo cattolico e storico delle religioni belga

Julien Ries hoogleraar uit België (1920-2013)

Ries, J.

Ries, J. 1920-2013

Ries, Julien

Рис, Жюльен

朱利安·里斯

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The many faces of BuddhismThe first centuries of ChristianityMan and the divine in HinduismThe scope of CatholicismMan and the sense of mystery