World Religions Reference Library - All 5 Volumes + Index

World Religions Reference Library - All 5 Volumes + Index

World Religions Reference Library - All 5 Volumes + Index
Thomson Gale | 98.5 MB | PDF | 1002 Pages | Year 2007 | ISBN:1414406126


Almanac - VOLUME 1

Chapter 1: What is Religion?
Chapter 2: Agnosticism and Atheism
Chapter 3: Ancient Religions of Egypt and Mesopotamia
Chapter 4: Baha´

Chapter 5: Buddhism
Chapter 6: Christianity
Chapter 7: Confucianism
Chapter 8: Daoism
Chapter 9: Greco-Roman Religion and Philosophy

Almanac - VOLUME 2

Chapter 10: Hinduism
Chapter 11: Indigenous Religions
Chapter 12: Islam
Chapter 13: Jainism
Chapter 14: Judaism
Chapter 15: Neo-Paganism
Chapter 16: Shinto
Chapter 17: Sikhism
Chapter 18: Zoroastrianism

Biographies - VOLUME 1

Ali ibn Abi Talib
Black Elk
The Buddha
Caitanya Mahaprabhu
John Calvin
Dalai Lama
Dayananda Sarasvati
Anagarika Dharmapala
Dipa Ma
Mahatma Gandhi
Gerald Brousseau Gardner
Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazali
Gobind Singh
Ibn Khaldun
Israel ben Eliezer
Jalal ad-Din arRumi
Jesus Christ

Biographies - VOLUME 2

Nechama Leibowitz
Ignatius of Loyola
Martin Luther
Moses Maimonides
Karl Marx
Moses Mendelssohn
Saint Paul
Rabiah al-Adawiyah
Mother Maria Skobtsova
Malidoma Patrice Some´
Mother Teresa
Thich Nhat Hanh
Desmond Mpilo Tutu
Usuman Dan Fodio
Swami Vivekananda
Isaac Mayer Wise

Primary Sources

Chapter 1: Creation Stories and Foundation Myths 1

Excerpt from the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible)
Excerpt from Tales from the Kojiki
Excerpt from the Quran
Excerpt from Black Elk Speaks
Excerpt from Collected Essays, vol. 5: Science and Christian Tradition

Chapter 2: Characteristics of the Divine

Excerpt from The Epic of Gilgamesh
Excerpt from The Odyssey
Excerpt from Shri Guru Granth Sahib
Excerpt from Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner
Excerpt from ‘‘Paper on Hinduism’’

Chapter 3: Religion as a Guide to Living

Excerpt from The Analects of Confucius
Excerpt from Gaina Sutras
Excerpt from Dao De Jing
Excerpt from The Dhammapada
Excerpt from The Hidden Words of Baha´ulla´h
Excerpt from Avesta, as reproduced in The Divine Songs of Zarathushtra
Excerpt from ‘‘The Philosophy of Atheism’’
Excerpt from the Bible

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