Exploring the Religions of Our World / Edition 1

Exploring the Religions of Our World / Edition 1

by Nancy Clemmons
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Ava Maria Press


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Exploring the Religions of Our World / Edition 1

Exploring the Religions of Our World aims to expand teens' understanding of their own religious history and practice by examining other religions of the world. Each religion is introduced with a brief history, and explored through each religions' scripture or major writings, beliefs and practices, and sacred spaces and times. Beginning with Judaism and Christianity, the text also explores other monotheistic faiths before turning attention to ancient religions of the world, such as Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, and more. The religious roots of many American Protestant born religions, such as Mormonism and Jehovah's Witness conclude the text.

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ISBN-13: 9781594711251
Publisher: Ava Maria Press
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Edition description: Student
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 99,663
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Beginning the Journey     7
Judaism     27
Christianity     81
Islam     133
Hinduism     183
Buddhism     233
Chinese Religions     279
Japanese Religions     323
Afterword     357
Religions with Christian and American Roots     361
Handbook for Faith     386
Glossary     392
Notes     398
Index     399

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