eBook World Religions At Your Fingertips, 1st Edition

  • Nathan Brown
  • Michael McDowell PhD
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  • ISBN-10: 1101012536
  • ISBN-13: 9781101012536
  • DDC: 200
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009
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Overview

Quick reference to the major religions of the world. With World Religions at Your Fingertips, readers can quickly learn anything they need to know about Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Mormonism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, and more. From reincarnation to resurrection, the Four Noble Truths to the Ten Commandments, this book covers the gamut of religious concepts and beliefs throughout the world in concise but complete bites that are easy to find and simple to understand.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The Universality of Religion.
2: Defining Religion.
3: Perceptions of the Divine.
4: Primal Religions.
5: Geography of Major Religions.
6: Religion in Today’s World.
7: Judaism.
8: Fundamental Tenets.
9: Sacred Texts.
10: Rituals and Holidays.
11: Origins and Founder.
12: Historical Development.
13: Present-Day Facts.
14: Christianity.
15: Fundamental Tenets.
16: Sacred Texts.
17: Rituals and Holidays.
18: Origins and Founder.
19: Historical Development.
20: Present-Day Facts.
21: Catholicism.
22: Fundamental Tenets.
23: Sacred Texts.
24: Rituals and Holidays.
25: Origins and Founder.
26: Historical Development.
27: Present-Day Facts.
28: Protestantism.
29: Fundamental Tenets.
30: Sacred Texts.
31: Rituals and Holidays.
32: Origins and Founder.
33: Historical Development.
34: Present-Day Facts.
35: Deism.
36: Fundamental Tenets.
37: Sacred Texts.
38: Rituals and Holidays.
39: Origins and Founder.
40: Historical Development.
41: Present-Day Facts.
42: Islam.
43: Fundamental Tenets.
44: Sacred Texts.
45: Rituals and Holidays.
46: Origins and Founder.
47: Historical Development.
48: Present-Day Facts.
49: Baha’i.
50: Fundamental Tenets.
51: Sacred Texts.
52: Rituals and Holidays.
53: Origins and Founder.
54: Historical Development.
55: Present-Day Facts.
56: Taoism.
57: Fundamental Tenets.
58: Sacred Texts.
59: Rituals and Holidays.
60: Origins and Founder.
61: Historical Development.
62: Present-Day Facts.
63: Confucianism.
64: Fundamental Tenets.
65: Sacred Texts.
66: Rituals and Holidays.
67: Origins and Founder.
68: Historical Development.
69: Present-Day Facts.
70: Buddhism.
71: Fundamental Tenets.
72: Sacred Texts.
73: Rituals and Holidays.
74: Origins and Founder.
75: Historical Development.
76: Present-Day Facts.
77: Shinto.
78: Fundamental Tenets.
79: Sacred Texts.
80: Rituals and Holidays.
81: Origins and Founder.
82: Historical Development.
83: Present-Day Facts.
84: Hindu Dharma.
85: Fundamental Tenets.
86: Sacred Texts.
87: Rituals and Holidays.
88: Origins and Founder.
89: Historical Development.
90: Present-Day Facts.
91: Jainism.
92: Fundamental Tenets of Jainism.
93: Sacred Texts.
94: Rituals and Holidays.
95: Origins and Founder.
96: Historical Development.
97: Present-Day Facts.
98: Sikhism.
99: Fundamental Tenets.
100: Sacred Texts.
101: Rituals and Holidays.
102: Origins and Founder.
103: Historical Development.
104: Present-Day Facts.
105: Zoroastrianism.
106: Fundamental Tenets.
107: Sacred Texts.
108: Rituals and Holidays.
109: Origins and Founder.
110: Historical Development.
111: Present-Day Facts.
112: Scientology.
113: Fundamental Tenets.
114: Sacred Texts.
115: Rituals and Holidays.
116: Origins and Founder.
117: Historical Development.
118: Present-Day Facts.
119: Rastafarianism.
120: Fundamental Tenets.
121: Sacred Texts.
122: Rituals and Holidays.
123: Origins and Founder.
124: Historical Development.
125: Present-Day Facts.
126: Wicca.
127: Fundamental Tenets.
128: Sacred Texts.
129: Rituals and Holidays.
130: Origins and Founder.
131: Historical Development.
132: Present-Day Facts.
Appendix A: Words to Go Glossary.
Appendix B: Religious Organizations and Resources.
Index.