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World religions : an introduction for students

Author: Jeaneane D Fowler
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, 1999, 1997.
Series: Sussex library of religious beliefs and practices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the world religions of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism. Emphasis is placed on the living religion and the whole work is designed as a first-level  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeaneane D Fowler
ISBN: 1898723494 9781898723493
OCLC Number: 52465085
Description: xi, 431 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction; Jewish Identity; Jewish Sects; Jewish Beliefs; Religious Dress; The mezuzah; Jewish Scriptures; Ceremonies; Family Life; Jewish Symbols; Buildings; Festivals; Introduction: The Faith; The Bible; Jesus of Nazareth; Paul and the Very Early Church; The Early Church; Schism; The Reformation; Counter Reformation; The Enlightenment; The Evangelical Revival; Roman Catholicism; The Anglican Church; The Methodist Church; The Baptists; The Eastern Orthodox Church; The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers); The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons); Jehovah's Witnesses; The Church of Christ, Scientist; What is Islam?; The Life of Muhammad; The Qur'an; The Shari'ah; The Five Pillars of Islam; The Mosque; Family Life; Muslims in the World Today; Conclusion; What is Hinduism?; The Concept of the Divine; Symbols; The Hindu Concept of the Self; Hindu Scriptures; Varnadharma; Asramadharma; Worship in the Home and Temple; Life-cycle Rites in the Hindu Family; Food and Dress; Hindu Festivals; Yatra: Pilgrimage; What is Buddhism?; The Life of the Buddha; The Teaching of the Buddha; Buddhist Traditions: The Hinayana and Mahayana; Theravada Buddhism; Mahayana Buddhism; Symbols; Zen Buddhism; Pure Land Buddhism; Shingon Buddhism; Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Buddhist Ceremonies and Life-cycle Rites; Buddhist Festivals; Pilgrimage; Who is a Sikh?; Guru Nanak and the Foundation of Sikhism; The Tradition of the Guru; Sikh Symbols; Sacred Buildings; Sikh worship: Diwan; Language and Scriptures; The Teachings of Sikhism; Sikh Ceremonies; Sikh Food; Sikh Dress; Caste; Festivals.
Series Title: Sussex library of religious beliefs and practices.
Responsibility: Jeaneane Fowler [and others].

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