Get this from a library! The roots of world religions. [Saral Jhingran] -- Comparative study of Christianity, Hinduism, and Islam. This Course was a terrific introduction to the Roots of Religion in Human Culture. Dr. Hale led the listener on a World Tour of over thirty locales tracing everything from Burial Practices of Neanderthals and The Chinese through the Sexual Activities of the Vikings, the Human Sacrifices of the Aztecs to the founding of Christianity and Islam.4/5. Huston Smith is internationally known and revered as the premier teacher of world religions. He is the focus of a five-part PBS television series with Bill Moyers and has taught at Washington University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, and the University of California at by: The Book of Revelation gives a vision of the end of the world and the Second Coming of Christ. All the books of the New Testament were written within one hundred years of Jesus' death, although the final decision about which books would be included or excluded from the New Testament canon did not come until the fourth century. Islam.
View this book» Buddhism, the eBook (4th Edition) View this book» Hinduism, the eBook (2nd Edition) View this book» Introducing World Religions: the eBook. View this book» Japanese Religion: The eBook (2nd Edition) View this book» Chinese Religions: the eBook. View this book» Introducing American Religion: the eBook. View this book. 1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2. Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3. Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5. S. The Concise History of World Religions is a fantastic journey with National Geographic, following the rise and fall of faiths across centuries and around the world. It's a book as beautiful as it is useful, as authoritative as it is entertaining. A book to buy, to give, to treasure/5(21). The book claims to comprehensively expose the common but hidden root of today's major religions at the heart of which lies the now complete story of a shadowy race of pale-skinned 'gods' (now only.
How it Ends: The Ancient Roots of Doomsday Prophecies and End of the World Beliefs. The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions , (August ), pp. Strauss, Mark. In the book of Enoch is a scripture that tells when this world will end. It will end when God says it will end and could be millions of years yet in the : Riley Winters. This book has seven basic chapters: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. These he calls the “Major Historical Religions”. They all have sacred texts. This book was intended to be a brief survey without an in-depth analysis/5(19). African Origins of the Major "Western Religions" first published in , continues to be one of Dr. Ben's most thought-provoking works. This critical examination of the history, beliefs and myths, remains instructive and fresh. By highlighting the African influences and roots of these religions, Dr. Ben reveals an untold history that many would prefer to froget.5/5(3). Three of the world's major religions and the monastic tradition has its roots there. Jews and Christians are specifically protected in the Quran as Peoples of the Book, reinforcing their.