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Anthology Of World Scriptures

Author : Robert E. Van Voorst
ISBN : 9781305584495
Genre : Religion
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With ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES, 9th Edition your students will encounter the most notable and instructive sacred texts from major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. They will also examine scriptures from new religious movements including Baha’i, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Christian Science Church, and the Unification Church. Most introductory textbooks talk about world religions; this anthology lets them speak for themselves. This anthology presents scripture readings in context, showing students how each religion is actually practiced today, as well as introducing its history, teachings, organization, ethics, and rituals. These selections are supported by introductions, study questions, glossaries, extensive footnotes, timelines, scriptural charts, and suggestions for further reading by the editor. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

One Heart

Author : Bonnie Louise Kuchler
ISBN : 9781569244036
Genre : Religion
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Seeking the common ground that unites all religious traditions, the author identifies sixty-five virtues she considers to be universal among the world's faith communities, including "feel what other people feel," "don't harm others," "be honest," and "practice what you preach." Original.

World Scriptures

Author : Kenneth Kramer
ISBN : 0809127814
Genre : Religion
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World Scripture is a guidebook to the primary source materials of the classical, living religions of the world. It is a guidebook which innovatively blends critical and interpretative tools with sacred symbols and stories of Ultimacy.

Muhammad In World Scriptures Volume Ii The Bible

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ISBN : 9789839154658
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World Scriptures

Author : Leland P. Stewart
ISBN : 1456724460
Genre : Religion
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About Unity-and-Diversity World Council, Inc. The Unity-and-Diversity World Council, Inc. (UDC) is a nonprofit, tax - exempt California Corporation. It was originally formed to develop the ideals and activities undertaken during International Cooperation Year 1965, which was voted into being by the General Assembly of the United Nations. The U.N.’s goal in establishing that year was to encourage cooperation among non-governmental organizations. Vision Statement: The vision of the UDC is to establish and sustain a local-to-global cooperating body of individuals, groups, and networks – for the pursuit of peace, justice, and an environmentally sustainable civilization for all races, cultures, and religions based on universal ethical and spiritual principles. Objectives: 1. To realize our connection to the Source of All Life and to all life forms. 2. To facilitate personal and social transformation and cooperative activities among individuals, groups, and networks. 3. To create an international vehicle for economic cooperation. 4. To study and take action of different issues, as well as making recommendations for needed action to institutions around the world. 5. To support the United Nations and its efforts in behalf of global community. Activities: (1) Peace Sunday – An annual event featuring speakers, performers, in interfaith candlelighting, and table displays of participating organizations. (2) Peace Convergence – A full-day event drawing together the twelve sectors of the Peace Wheel to interact and discover ways of cooperation. (3) Interfaith Celebrations – A monthly event involving the world’s religions and spiritual groups at various houses of worship. (4) Culture of Peace Series – A monthly educational and action program featuring the different sectors of the Peace Wheel. (5) Interfaith Services – A weekly Sunday a.m. gathering to explore the moral and spiritual values of the emerging global civilization. (6) Unity-and-Diversity Ministry Training – Ministers-to-be study all faiths, the relation of science and religion, and the practical aspects of the ministry. Unity-and-Diversity World Council, Inc. Address: P.O. Box 661401 Los Angeles, CA 90066-9201 USA Phone number: (424) 228-2087 Email: [email protected]

Encyclopedia Of World Scriptures

Author : Mary Ellen Snodgrass
ISBN : 0786410051
Genre : Reference
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Presents information on sacred and influential writings from around the world including works of holy law, descriptions and prescriptions for ceremonies, literature and hero stories, and word puzzles, matrices, and numerology.

Sacred Scriptures Of The World Religions

Author : Joan Price
ISBN : 9780826423542
Genre : Religion
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Price examines religions across the world, offering an insight into each tradition's views of the world, through their scriptural texts and spiritual practices.

Mohammad In World Scriptures

Author : Abdul Vidyarthi
ISBN : 8174350470
Genre : Islam
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A Song Of Humanity

Author : Only One Man
ISBN : 1483455742
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THE WORLD'S SCRIPTURES contain stories that our ancestors used to explain and teach things that they did not understand. Today, billions of people still believe in and dogmatically promulgate the stories and explanations the ancients recorded. Since those scriptures were written, scientists from all over the world have discovered the real answers to the questions the ancients faced. A Song of Humanity is a lyrical summary of what we Wise Men (Homo Sapiens) have learned about our universe, our world and we ourselves. Many chapters end with open-ended questions inviting readers to clarify their thoughts and beliefs. Practical advice for modern understanding and living weaves its way throughout this handbook for understanding where we came from, who we are, and where we are going.

Outlines And Highlights For Anthology Of World Scriptures By Van Voorst Isbn

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ISBN : 161812756X
Genre : Education
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