Half Title Page.
1: Primal Beliefs from Prehistory.
2: Unseen Forces Are at Work: Making Sense of The World.
3: Even a Rock Has a Spirit: Animism in Early Societies.
4: Special People Can Visit Other Worlds: The Power of the Shaman.
5: Why Are We Here?: Created For a Purpose.
6: Why Do We Die?: The Origin of Death.
7: Eternity Is Now: The Dreaming .
8: Our Ancestors Will Guide Us: The Spirits of the Dead Live On.
9: We Should Be Good: Living in Harmony.
10: Everything Is Connected: A Lifelong Bond With the Gods.
11: The Gods Desire Blood: Sacrifice and Blood Offerings.
12: We Can Build a Sacred Space: Symbolism Made Real.
13: We Are in Rhythm With the Universe: Man and the Cosmos.
14: We Exist to Serve the Gods: The Burden of Observance.
15: Our Rituals Sustain the World: Renewing Life Through Ritual.
16: Ancient and Classical Beliefs: From 3000 BCE.
17: There Is a Hierarchy of Gods and Men: Beliefs for New Societies.
18: The Good Live Forever In the Kingdom of Osiris: Preparing For the Afterlife.
19: The Triumph of Good Over Evil Depends on Humankind: The Battle Between Good and Evil.
20: Accept the Way of the Universe: Aligning the Self With the Dao.
21: The Five Great Vows: Self-Denial Leads to Spiritual Liberation.
22: Virtue Is Not Sent From Heeaven: Wisdom Lies With the Superior Man.
23: A Divine Child Is Born: The Assimilation of Myth.
24: The Oracles Reveal the Will of the Gods: Divining the Future.
25: The Gods Are Just Like Us: Beliefs That Mirror Society.
26: Ritual Links Us to Our Past: Living the Way of the Gods.
27: The Gods Will Die: The End of the World as We Know It.
28: Hinduism: From 1700 BCE.
29: Through Sacrifice We Maintain The Order of the Universe: A Rational World.
30: The Divine Has a Female Aspect: The Power of the Great Goddess.
31: Sit Up Close to Your Guru: Higher Levels of Teaching.
32: Brahman Is Myself Within the Heart: The Ultimate Reality.
33: We Learn, We Live, We Withdraw, We Detach: The Four Stages of Life.
34: It May Be Your Duty to Kill: Selfless Action.
35: The Practice of Yoga Leads to Spiritual Liberation: Physical and Mental Discipline.
36: We Speak to the Gods Through Daily Rituals: Devotion Through Puja.
37: The World Is an Illusion: Seeing With Pure Consciousness.
38: So Many Faiths, So Many Paths: God-Consciousness.
39: Nonviolence Is the Weapon of the Strong: Hinduism in the Political Age.
40: Buddhis: From 6Th Century BCE.
41: Finding the Middle Way: The Enlightenment of Buddha.
42: There Can Be an End to Suffering: Escape From the Eternal Cycle.
43: Test Buddha'S Words as One Would the Quality of Gold: The Personal Quest for Truth.
44: Religious Discipline Is Necessary: The Purpose of Monastic Vows.
45: Renounce Killing and Good Will Follow: Let Kindness and Compassion Rule.
46: We Cannot Say What a Person Is: The Self as Constantly Changing.
47: Enlightenment has Many Faces: Buddhas and bodhisattivas.
48: Act Out Your Beliefs: The Performance of Ritual And Repetition.
49: Discover Your Buddha Nature: Zen Insights That Go Beyond Words.
50: Judaism: From 2000 BCE.
51: I Will Take You as My People, and I Will Be Your God: God'S Covenant With Israel.
52: Beside Me There Is No Other God: From Monolatry to Monotheism.
53: The Messiah Will Redeem Israel: The Promise of a New Age.
54: Religious Law Can Be Applied to Daily Life: Writing the Oral Law.
55: God Is Incorporeal Indivisible, and Unique: Defining the Indefinable.
56: God And Humankind Are in Cosmic Exile: Mysticism and the Kabbalah.
57: The Holy Spark Dwells in Everyone: Man as a Manifestation of God.
58: Judaism Is a Religion, Not a Nationality: Faith and the State.
59: Draw From the Past, Live in the Present, Work for the Future: Progressive Judaism.
60: If You Will It, It Is No Dream: The Origins of Modern Political Zionism.
61: Where Was God During the Holocaust?: A Challenge and the Convenant.
62: Women Can Be Rabbis: Gender and the Convenant.
63: Christianity: From 1St Century CE.
64: Jesus Is the Beginning of the End: Jesus'S Message to the World.
65: God Has Sent Us His Son: Jesus'S Divine Identity.
66: The Blood of the Martyrs Is the Seed of the Church: Dying For the Message.
67: The Body May Die But the Soul Will Live On: Immortality in Christianity.
68: God Is Three and God Is One: A Divine Trinity.
69: God'S Grace Never Fails: Augustine and Free Will.
70: In the World, But Not of the World: Serving God on Behalf of Others.
71: There Is No Salvation Outside the Church: Entering into the Faith.
72: This Is My Body, This Is My Blood: The Mystery of the Eucharist.
73: God'S Word Needs No Go-Betweens: The Protestant Reformation.
74: God Is Hidden in the Heart: Mystical Experience in Christianity.
75: The Body Needs Saving as Well as the Soul: Social Holiness and Evangelicalism.
76: Scientific Advances Do Not Disprove the Bible: The Challenge of Modernity.
77: We Can Influence God: Why Prayer Works.
78: Islam: From 610 CE.
79: Muhammad Is God'S Final Messenger: The Prophet and the Origins of Islam.
80: The Qur’An Was Sent Down From Heaven: God Reveals His Word and His Will.
81: The Five Pillars of Islam: The Central Professions of Faith.
82: The Imam Is God'S Chosen Leader: The Emergence of Shi‘A Islam.
83: God Guides Us With Shari‘A: The Pathway to Harmonious Living.
84: We Can Think About God, But We Cannot Comprehend Him: Theological Speculation in Islam.
85: Jihad Is Our Religious: Striving in the Way Of God.
86: The World Is One Stage of the Journey to God: The Ultimate Reward for the Righteous.
87: God Is Unequaled: The Unity of Divinity Is Necessary.
88: Arab, Water Pot, and Angels Are All Ourselves: Sulfism and the Mystic Tradition.
89: The Latter Days Have Brought Forth a New Prophet: The Origins of Ahmadiyya.
90: Islam Must Shed the Influence of the West: The Rise of Islamic Revivalism.
91: Islam Can Be a Modern Religion: The Compatibility of Faith.
92: Modern Religions: From 15Th Century.
93: We Must Live as Saint-Soldiers: The Sikh Code of Conduct.
94: All May Enter Our Gateway to God: Class Systems and Faith.
95: Messages to and From Home: The African Roots of Santeria the African Roots of Santeria.
96: Ask Yourself: “What Would Jesus Do?”: Following the Example of Christ.
97: We Shall Know Him Through His Messengers: the Revelation of Baha’i.
98: Brush Away the Dust of Sin: Tenrikyo and the Joyous Life.
99: These Gifts Must Be Meant For Us: Cargo Cults of the Pacific Islands.
100: The End of the World Is Nigh: Awaiting the Day of Judgement.
101: The Lion of Judah Has Arisen: Ras Tafari Is Our Savior.
102: All Religions Are Equal: CAO ĐÀI Aims to Unify All Faiths.
103: We Have Forgotten Our True Nature: Clearing the Mind With Scientology.
104: Find a Sinless World Through Marriage: Purging Sin in the Unification Church.
105: Spirits Rest Between Lives in Summerland: WICCA and the Otherworld.
106: Negative Thoughts are Just Raindrops in an Ocean of Bliss: Finding Inner Peace Through Meditation.
107: What's True For Me is the Truth: a Faith Open to All Beliefs.
108: Chanting Hare Krishna Cleanses the Heart: Devotion to the Sweet Lord.
109: Through Qigong we Access Cosmic Energy: Life-Energy Cultivation in Falun Dafa.