The Religions Book is also perfect for religion and philosophy students. Over all, this is a great starting point for anyone who wants to know more about religion and has been useful in my own research. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. The book gives a synopsis of various religions both past and present. For students, and students of the world, there is no better way to explore the fascinating, strange, and mysterious world of science than in The Science Book.
For some topics the format works very well e. This book is a great resource to have for any questions you may have on religion. Various reasons developed between the East and Western Church. Along with the teaching highlights of pre-eminent figures such as Mahatma Gandhi, Saint Paul, and Al-Ghazali, you'll also find a handy reference section featuring a glossary of religious terms and a roadmap to all the branches of the major faiths and the points of doctrine or tradition on which they differ. Both the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church have the same origins within the time line beginning with Christ and His Apostles.
Each chapter is organised chronologically, and covers not only the big ideas, but the philosophers who first voiced them, as well as cross-referencing with earlier and later ideas and thinkers. Something else that this book covered which I really appreciated was it went into the different kinds of Christians. Usted encontrará primero la crítica en Inglés y luego de esta, usted encontrará la crítica en Español. I think the book accomplishes it's goal by picking out the distinct characteristics of these religions- while occasionally illuminating the similarities they share. None of those features work.
This was an interesting book. The timelines especially prove helpful in positioning religions and relevant events over the ages. I did not realize how diverse Buddhism and Hinduism were. Usted encontrará primero la crítica en Inglés y luego de esta, usted encontrará la crítica en Español. Newly revised within the mild of the new advancements in Baltic and northern medieval learn, this authoritative evaluation presents a balanced and compelling account of a tumultuous period. I have never seen a worse Kindle book. Contents: Primal beliefs from prehistory : Unseen forces are at work: making sense of the world ; Even a rock as a spirit: Animism is early societies ; Special people can visit other worlds: the power of the shaman ; Why are we here? El Libro de las Religiones como el título lo indica, es un libro donde puedes encontrar el origen y los elementos más puntuales, tales como textos sagrados, fundadores y predicadores relevantes, ideas centrales, evolución y ramificación, cronología clave, geografía resaltante, censo promedio de adeptos, divisiones significantes, etc… de la mayoría de las religiones más populares en la historia, tales como Cristianismo, Judaísmo, Islamismo, Budismo, Hinduismo, pero también creencias primitivas, así como religiones modernas.
The text is broken into easily digestible chunks to help comprehension. This book was hard for me to get through for a few reasons. To me, it shows that there is no limit to what groups of people can come to believe. There are pictures, diagrams and even time lines to help in understanding the basics of the religion in question. I also wish the book clearly looked at different religions' stances on social issues like women's rights e.
The latest title in the bestselling Big Ideas series, The Mythology Book explores the compelling worlds and characters depicted in myths and legends. The Churches were; the Church of the West Substantially centered in Rome and the Church of the East centered in Constantinople. Examine major historical developments and ideas with a universal timeline, providing a global perspective on the origins and major events that have contributed to the growth and spread of religion and spirituality. This dream was once in many ways short-lived. The Religions Book explains in a clear, accessible way more than 100 of the most important theological ideas, from those bound up in the earliest cultures to others that have emerged in the last few hundred years, along with all of the main tenets of the world's major faiths.
What's special about it is that it focuses on certain themes of each religion, while giving a general summary of its history at the beginning of each religion. This is well written book. Great timelines , charts , and organizations. Beautiful, formatted well, easy to read. Resumen Surveying the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, and providing succinct yet thought-provoking insight into the philosophy and practices of each, The Religions Book is ideal for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of the world's religions. There are major sections on the five major religions of humanity Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam and several section with articles based on beliefs of other religious traditions.
So that was the concept of sacrifice. Does not serve as a complete source of information, but due to its recency and enjoyable format, this book does serve as a excellent entr A very good introduction to religion. A wry, fictional account of the lifetime of Christ by way of Nobel laureate José Saramago A very good skeptic, José Saramago envisions the lifetime of Jesus Christ and the tale of his ardour as issues of this earth: a toddler crying, the caress of a girl part asleep, the bleat of a goat, a prayer uttered within the grayish morning mild. But some people could talk to them, and make deals. Wouldn't that imply that God has gender, which would be an attribute? Double tapping actually seems to randomly jump you back and forth between different sections of the book. All the big ideas are simply explained with jargon-free descriptions, step-by-step diagrams, and witty illustrations that encapsulate every aspect of religious thinking.
In the fourth stage, Muslims are called on to engage in armed conflict, within specific legal guidelines and Qu'ranic guidelines, when the Islamic faith is under threat. Each chapter has to do with a different religion or a different branch of a religion. With intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams, complex ideas are made accessible in this comprehensive guide. Definitely it is a lot of overwhelming information to be able to fully understand it in the first read, so I have no doubt that I will be returning to this book many times to read it again. So, for instance, the wind.