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Living Religions - Western Traditions

by Mary Pat Fisher

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
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Open LibraryOL7337927M
ISBN 100131829297
ISBN 109780131829299
OCLC/WorldCa52643844

Living Religions: A Brief Introduction 3/e provides an updated and concise introduction to what is living and significant in the religions of the modern world. This survey explores the historical development and teachings of traditional faiths, indigenous religions and new religious movements, and considers how the contemporary beliefs and practices of each of these traditions have Edition: 3rd 81 entries are listed here. It is simply impossible to list all varieties of religion 1 as we as a species have created an almost infinite variety of religious and transcendental ideas. Items in lower case italics are classes of religion and not actual religions. For example, "theism" is any religion that contains god(s), and "polytheism" is a form of theism.

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Evocative illustrations enhance this approach; first-person interviews of ordinary people and boxes uncovering the spiritual roots of well-known public figures bring this book to life/5(8). Living Religions&#;Western Traditions is a highly readable and stimulating survey of the major global religions and new religious movements that originated in the West, with particular focus on how people are trying to live by them in today's world.

Evocative illustrations enhance this Price: $ Living Religions, 7/e presents a highly readable and stimulating survey of the modern religious world.

Exploring the historical development and teachings of traditional faiths, indigenous religions, and new religious movements, this book considers how each of these traditions has evolved into contemporary beliefs and practices/5(42).

Living Religions: Eastern Traditions presents a highly readable and stimulating survey of the world's major religious traditions that have originated in the East. Exploring the historical development and teachings of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto this book considers how each of these traditions has evolved into contemporary beliefs and practices/5(8).

Robin Rinehart is the author of several books on Asian religions, as well as the new co-author of Living Religions. She currently serves as Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Religious Studies at Lafayette College, Pennsylvania/5(40). Living Religions - Mary Pat Fisher - Google Books.

This exceptionally readable survey of the modern religious world explores the development, doctrines, and practices of today's major faiths both traditional faiths and new religious book emphasizes the personal consciousness of believers and their own account of themselves, their religion, and reality at large.4/5(2).

Mary Pat Fisher is an author, her books include the inspirational book Heart of Gold: The Light Within Life and Living religions: an encyclopedia of the world's faiths.

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gion, suggested in his book Understanding Religious Life that the central defi ni-tion of religion is that it is a “means to ultimate transformation.” A complete defi nition of religion would include its relational aspect (“tying back”), its transformational potential, and also its political dimensions.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Living Religions - Western Traditions at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "The material in this volume is taken from Living Religions (5th edition)"--Title page verso.

A New handbook of living religions User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Originally published inthe Handbook of Living Religions (LJ 2/15/85) served its name well: it was a one-volume.

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Description Modern religions in today’s changing world Living Religions emphasizes the personal consciousness of believers and their own accounts of their religion and relevance in the present day.

Mary Pat Fisher considers how the contemporary beliefs and practices of each of these traditions has evolved, and explores the changing nature of each : Electronic Package.

books, such as “Maccabees” (books that purport to give the history of the Maccabean revolt, interwoven with religious allusions) and “The Wisdom of Solomon,” from the long-standing “wisdom tradition” in which a sage imparts wise teachings about life.

Given the textual complexity of File Size: 2MB. There are well over 4, different religions in the world today. They vary by geographical spread, number of adherents, language, hierarchy and, of course, beliefs. Some of these thousands of. An excellent introduction to the world's primary religious and wisdom traditions: their origins, major tenets, peculiarities and similarities across the spectrum, and contemporary manifestations.

Along with the companion book, An Anthology of Living Religions, this text offers a solid study in the world's religions.5/5(5). Can also be used as supplemental reading for individual religion Religions--Western Traditions is a highly readable and stimulating survey of the major global religions and new religious movements that originated in the West.

Mary Pat Fisher is an author, her books include the inspirational book Heart of Gold: The Light Within Life and Living religions: an encyclopedia of the world's faiths. Fisher lives in the Gobind Sadan a interfaith community in India, founded by Baba Virsa Singh/5.KEY BENEFIT Living Religions is a sympathetic approach to what is living and significant in the world's major religious traditions and in various new movements that are arising.

KEY TOPICS This book provides a clear and straightforward account of the development, doctrines, and practices of the major faiths followed today. The emphasis throughout is on consciousness of believers and their own 4/5(3).The Tour: Western Religions— Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

N. o major religious tradition lives in isolation. The living world religious traditions spring from the Indian subcontinent, where Hinduism and Buddhism emerged, and the ancient Middle East (or “West Asia” as it is.