Sexuality and the World's Religions

Author: David W. Machacek,Melissa M. Wilcox

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1576073599

Category: Psychology

Page: 430

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Looks at issues concerning sexuality and religion in nine of the world's religions, including Daoism, Hinduism, Judaism, and Catholicism, covering such topics as sexual orientation, reproductive rights, and sexual rituals.

The World's Religions

Author: Ninian Smart,Founded British First Department of Religious Studies at University of Lancaster and J F Rowny Professor of Comparative Religions Ninian Smart

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521637480

Category: Religion

Page: 608

View: 7541


Provides information about the symbols, rituals, art, and history of religions around the world.

The World's Religions

A Popular Account of Religions Ancient and Modern, Including Those of Uncivilised Races, Chaldaeans, Greeks, Egyptions, Romans; Confucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Mohammedanism, and a Sketch of the History of Judaism and Christianity

Author: George Thomas Bettany

Publisher: N.A


Category: Religions

Page: 908

View: 6313


Sourcebook of the World's Religions

An Interfaith Guide to Religion and Spirituality

Author: Joel Beversluis

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 9781577313328

Category: Religion

Page: 420

View: 7199


Now in its third edition, this is the most comprehensive work available on the rich variety of paths available to today's spiritual seekers. More than an academic reference, it explores how religions can collaborate to help the world. Essays exploring the realm of building an interfaith community add to the book's detailed portraits of the major religious traditions. The Sourcebook also contains essays on spiritual practices as diverse as theosophy, wicca, and indigenous religions. This revised edition of the Sourcebook offers an unparalleled look at where spirituality is headed in the coming millennium.

Atlas of the World's Religions

Author: Advanced Illustration Ltd

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press


Category: Reference

Page: 240

View: 8732


Uses narrative, maps, and photographs to provide a view of the world's religions in their geographical and historical contexts.

Atlas of the World's Religions

Author: Ninian Smart,Frederick W. Denny,Frederick Mathewson Denny

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Religion

Page: 272

View: 9887


Maps and text present a guide to the historical development and current state of the world's religions.

The Music and Dance of the World's Religions

A Comprehensive, Annotated Bibliography of Materials in the English Language

Author: Ezra Gardner Rust

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313295614

Category: Music

Page: 476

View: 1685


The first of its kind, this book contains 3,816 references to the music and dance of the world's religions, large and small, tribal, regional, and global.

A History of the World's Religions

Author: David S. Noss,Blake Grangaard

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131550751X

Category: Religion

Page: 608

View: 3152


A History of the World's Religions bridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from the original source materials. Refined by over forty years of dialogue and correspondence with religious experts and practitioners around the world, A History of the World's Religions is widely regarded as the hallmark of scholarship, fairness, and accuracy in its field. It is also the most thorough yet manageable history of world religion available in a single volume, treating many subjects largely neglected in other texts.

The World's Religions

Worldviews and Contemporary Issues

Author: William A. Young

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205675111

Category: Religion

Page: 433

View: 9116


For courses in World Religions or Comparative Religions. This introduction to the world's religions provides an orientation to the study of religion; surveys the stages of development, worldviews, and current situations of the major world religions; and discusses the ways these religions respond to contemporary ethical issues. It also presents a sampling of new religious movements and looks to the possible ways the world's religions may interact in the 21st century. Its distinctive “framework for understanding” religious worldviews allows students to compare and contrast the teachings of religions objectively.

The Encyclopedia of World Religions

Author: Robert S. Ellwood,Gregory D. Alles

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438110383

Category: Religion

Page: 514

View: 6467


Contains nearly 600 brief entries on the world's religious traditions.