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Introduction to the great religions

Author: Jean Daniélou; Albert J La Mothe
Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana : Fides Publishers, [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of brief essays by experts in the major religions: the nature cults, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, the religions of Japan, Judaism and atheism. The opening and closing essays by Jean Daniélou are written from the Christian perspective and provide a framework within which the other essays can be read. In the first he gives a concise outline by which to judge the character of a religion, and in the last he  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Daniélou; Albert J La Mothe
OCLC Number: 1620942
Description: 142 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Christianity and the non Christian religions / Danielou --
2. The religions of nature / Retif --
3. Islam / Hours --
4. Buddhism / Houang --
5. Hinduism / Queguiner --
6. The religions of Japan / Dunoyer --
7. Judaism / Demann --
8. Contemporary atheism / Fessard --
9. The transcendence of Christianity / Danielou.
Other Titles: Great religions
Responsibility: Jean Danielou [and seven others] ; translated by Albert J. La Mothe, Jr.

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A series of brief essays by experts in the major religions: the nature cults, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, the religions of Japan, Judaism and atheism. The opening and closing essays by Jean Daniélou are written from the Christian perspective and provide a framework within which the other essays can be read. In the first he gives a concise outline by which to judge the character of a religion, and in the last he focuses on the unique distinction, the transcendence, of Christianity.

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