Understanding World Religions

A Road Map for Justice and Peace by Elizabeth Geraldine Burr

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Written in English
Cover of: Understanding World Religions | Elizabeth Geraldine Burr
Published: Pages: 384 Downloads: 683
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Subjects:

  • Comparative Religion,
  • General,
  • Psychology of Religion,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Religion / General,
  • Ethics,
  • Social Justice (Ethics),
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Peace,
  • Religion and justice,
  • Religions,
  • Religious aspects
  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10721675M
    ISBN 100742550559
    ISBN 109780742550551

Understanding world religions Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Islam Rev. by George W. Braswell. Published by Broadman & Holman Publishers in Nashville, Tenn. Written in EnglishPages: Understanding World Religions presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices. Hexham believes that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of religion, and he guides readers in responsible ways of carrying this : $   The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, Understanding World Religions: Audio Lectures includes high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant material . A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

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On the other hand, the popular idea that all religions lead to the same God or the same moral life fails to account for the distinctive origins and radically different teachings found across the world’s many religions.

Understanding World Religions presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs /5(22).

Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually ‘work’. Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with numerous study features and valuable overviews/5(7).

This webpage provides an introduction to World Religions and Irving Hexham's book 'Understanding World Religions' (Grand Rapids, Zondervan, ). It also contains large open educational resource, OERS, sections on world religions including audio files and videos power points etc.

for the study of world religions. There are video discussions by Irving Hexham of. Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually ‘work’.

Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with numerous study features and valuable overviews. Understanding other religions is no longer an academic, ivory tower exercise.

In this timely and important book, Dr, Braswell provides an introduction to the major world religions, as well as many of the minor ones/5. Understanding World Religionscontrasting 50 world faiths with Christianitycan help. Christians believe Jesus claim to be the way and the truth and the life (John ), though dozens of other religions propose varying pathways to God, heaven, or personal fulfillment/5.

Understanding World Religions presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices. Hexham believes that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of religion, and he guides readers in responsible ways of carrying this out.

Understanding World Religions presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices. Hexham believes that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of religion, and he guides readers in responsible ways of carrying this : Zondervan.

perspectives. 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. In this podcast, we are making our way through Garry R.

Morgan's book, "Understanding World Religions in 15 Minutes a Day." Our Understanding World Religions topic for today is, "Jehovah’s Witnesses" Jehovah’s Witnesses are well known for the door-to-door pairs who encourage people to join Bible studies and purchase Watchtower literature/5(46).

In the Understanding World Religions course, author and professor Irving Hexham presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices. With the understanding that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of religion, Hexham guides students in responsible ways of carrying this out.

Understanding World Religions - Ebook written by George Braswell. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Understanding World Religions/5(4). Understanding World Religions: Audio Lectures explores various religions under the broad categories of African Religions, the Yogic Traditions (including Buddhism), and the Abrahamic traditions.

These lectures present religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices. Understanding other religions is no longer an academic, ivory tower exercise. In this timely and important book, Dr, Braswell provides an introduction to the major world religions, as well as many of the minor : B&H Publishing Group.

In the end, I thought Hexham’s Understanding World Religions was an extremely helpful, condensed examination of the major religions of the world. Though I think neglecting Mormonism and the Jehovah’s Witness as deviant, subChristian sects is a serious miss, I still think this volume is a good introduction and manual for pastors, students.

Understanding World Religions presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices. Hexham believes that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of religion, and he guides readers in responsible ways of carrying this out.3/5(1).

The following book review is a consideration of 'Understanding World Religions,' by Irving Hexham. This is a hardback on ISBN: It is published by Zondervan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America in   Studying the history of religion is a gateway to more than just an understanding of religious institutions.

It also offers a glimpse at the propagation and function of ancient civilizations. Since the beginning of time, religion has been a significant influence on our cultures, going so far as to shape our traditions, our behavior, and even our.

In this podcast, we are making our way through Garry R. Morgan's book, "Understanding World Religions in 15 Minutes a Day." Our Understanding World Religions topic for today is, "Tibetan Buddhism" Tibetan Buddhism may be best known in the West because of the international popularity of its leader, Tenzin Gyatso, the current Dalai Lama.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Braswell, George W. Understanding world religions. Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman Press, © (OCoLC) Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually work.

Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with numerous study features and valuable overviews. This course, based on the textbook Understanding World Religions: An Interdisciplinary Approach by author and professor Irving Hexham, presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices.

With the understanding that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of. Understanding World Religions studies major religions and worldviews current in today's world in order to seek their assistance in work for justice and peace, and to discourage their promotion of selfish privilege and war.

Worldviews studied include Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Marxist, and Native American. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is given as a case study for how. Zondearvan has produced a DVD to accompany my world religions textbook Understanding World Religions. Like the book it encourages people to attempt to see different world religions as they are seen by members of a particular faith.

The DVD was intended for use in churches as well as colleges and universities. In the Understanding World Religions course, author and professor Irving Hexham presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices.

With the understanding that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of religion, Hexham guides students in responsible ways of. Irving Hexham's introductory world religions text, Understanding World Religions, explores various religions under the broad categories.

Today I am interviewing Irving Hexham on his new book, Understanding World Religions: An Interdisciplinary is Professor. The back of the book says that Understanding World Religions in 15 Minutes a Day is a concise, easy-to-understand overview of world religions.

And it is. The book is not weighty by any means, which implies that the book is far from exhaustive. But it does a fly-over of the “fab-five” religions: Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Mormonism, and. Introducing Chinese Religions is the ideal starting point for students exploring the fascinating religious traditions of China.

This introduction covers the whole spectrum of Chinese religious history, from the multi-faceted religious heritage of pre-modern China, to. Of all world religions, Hindus worship the most gods making them very open to conversations about faith.

A few approaches to engage Hindus include • Asking them if you can pray for them in the Name of Jesus. They believe in the importance and power of prayer. • Asking them about their religion. Hindu beliefs. Understanding World Religions, Calgary, AB. likes. News & Media WebsiteFollowers: Understanding World Religions introduces students to major worldviews—including Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Native American, and Marxist—through the lens of justice and peace.

The second edition has been updated and revised through.Understanding World Religions These Flashcards,which contain 25 terms, are designed to supplement chapter one of Irving Hexham's book "Understanding World Religions," Zondervan, Grand Rapids, How did Immanuel Kant define religion?