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Six religions in the twenty-first century

Author: W Owen Cole; Peggy Morgan, (Religious studies teacher)
Publisher: Cheltenham : Stanley Thornes, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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This text offers a comprehensive examination of the many aspects of the main world religions. The book contains key information and statistics and covers topics including messengers, scriptures, worship, pilgrimage, festivals, and life ceremonies.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Owen Cole; Peggy Morgan, (Religious studies teacher)
OCLC Number: 1195021171
Notes: Previous edition: published as Six religions in the twentieth century. 1984.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 351 pages : illustrations, maps, plans, portraits)
Contents: Symbols --
Introduction: The beginnings of religion --
The six religions --
How to study religion --
Attitudes and understanding --
Visits and visitors --
The Plan and purpose of this study --
Messengers: Hinduism --
Judaism --
Buddhism --
Christianity --
Islam --
Sikhism --
Questions --
Scriptures: The Hindu scriptures --
The Jewish scriptures --
The Buddhist scriptures --
The Christian Bible --
The Muslim scriptures --
The Sikh scriptures --
Scirpture translations in the six faiths --
Questions --
Worship: Places of worship --
The hindu mandir --
the Jewish synagogue --
Worship in Buddhism --
Christian places of worship --
The mosque in Islam --
The Sikh gurdwara --
Questions --
Pilgrimage: Hindu pilgrimage --
Pilgrimage in Judaism --
Pilgrimage in Buddhism --
Pilgrimage in Christianity --
Pilgrimage in Islam --
Pilgrimage in Sikhism --
Questions --
Life Ceremonies: Buddhism --
Christianity --
Hinduism --
Islam --
Judaism --
Sikhism --
Questions --
Coming together of religions: Things common to the six religions --
The differences between the religions --
Towards a new understanding --
The question of truth --
Questions --
Reading list for teachers --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: W. Owen Cole, Peggy Morgan.

Abstract:

This text offers a comprehensive examination of the many aspects of the main world religions. The book contains key information and statistics and covers topics including messengers, scriptures, worship, pilgrimage, festivals, and life ceremonies.

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