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Encyclopedia of World Faiths

Peter D. Bishop

Encyclopedia of World Faiths

An Illustrated Survey of the World"s Living Religions

by Peter D. Bishop

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Religion (General),
  • Reference,
  • Religion,
  • Religions,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • General,
  • Dictionaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8050586M
    ISBN 10081601860X
    ISBN 109780816018604

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The Encyclopedia of World Religions. Revised Edition provides young adults with reliable, unbiased information on the world's religions, from ancient times to the present day.

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World Congress of Faiths. Interfaith organization founded in by British explorer, soldier, and mystic Sir Francis Younghusband (). The congress is dedicated to the work of reconciliation between different world faiths and the removal of intolerance and exclusivism, to " instill a spirit of fellowship among mankind through religion, and to revitalise all that is highest in.

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WORLD RELIGIONSReligious life throughout the world, regardless of the specific tradition, exhibits both personal-psychological and communal-social aspects. Of course, persons within the diverse religious traditions of the world perceive the spiritual dimension of their faith as transcending both the individual psychological and emotional as well as the corporate and social aspects of their.

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Each illustrated volume provides access to the theological concepts, personalities, historical events, institutions, and movements that helped. Religion, human beings’ relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, absolute, spiritual, divine, or worthy of especial reverence.

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