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An encyclopædia of religions.

Canney, Maurice Arthur

An encyclopædia of religions.

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Dictionaries.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL31 .C3 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 397 p.
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5219392M
    LC Control Number75123370


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An encyclopædia of religions. by Canney, Maurice Arthur Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from An Encyclopaedia of Religions Tu science of Comparative Religion is still so young that information on many matters embraced by it has not found its way as yet into ordinary encyclowdiu; and of special encyclopedias or dictionaries very few have been published.

The great Eucyelopcdia of Religion and Ethics, edited by Dr. James Author: Maurice Arthur Canney. Drawing on a wealth of scholarly research and firsthand source material, this is a comprehensive survey of the modern religious world.

Encompassing traditional faiths, indigenous religions and new religious movements, the book focuses on the historical development and teachings of each religion and examines how these traditions have evolved into contemporary beliefs and practices.5/5(1).

Encyclopaedia of religion and ethics James Hastings. out of 5 stars 2. But as reviewers of the first edition remarked-an assessment equally true today-the Encyclopedia of Religion "will indeed provide a generation of users with valuable summaries and analyses of the best of current scholarship in the field of religion." If the 5/5(1).

Page - THE Offering of Christ once made is that perfect redemption, propitiation, and satisfaction, for all the sins of the whole world, both original and actual ; and there is none other satisfaction for sin, but that alone.

Wherefore the sacrifices of Masses, in the which it was commonly said, that the Priest did offer Christ for the quick and the dead, to have remission of pain or guilt.

The Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions, however, has excellent articles and plenty of color photos. Our college library has it available on line for the students, including the opportunity to legally download a copy in pdf, so I just used it, assigning them the major articles in lieu of a textbook, thus saving them the expense of even a /5(14).

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Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged.

The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive. 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.

In about entries--with new to this edition--this revised edition covers all the major and minor religions of the world, including the religions of the ancient world; the major religions practiced around the world.

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Among Library Journal's picks of the most important reference works of the millennium -- with the Encyclopaedia Judaica and the New Catholic Encyclopedia -- Mircea Eliade's Encyclopedia of Religion won the American Library Association's Dartmouth Medal in and is widely regarded as the standard reference work in the field/5.

One of the oldest known religious texts is the Kesh Temple Hymn of Ancient Sumer, a set of inscribed clay tablets which scholars typically date around BCE. The Epic of Gilgamesh from Sumer, although only considered by some scholars as a religious text, has origins as early as BCE, and stands as one of the earliest literary works that includes various mythological figures and themes.

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Encyclopaedia of religion and ethics by James Hastings,Charles Scribner's Sons edition, in EnglishPages: I.B. Tauris, - Religions - pages 4 Reviews Encompassing traditional faiths, indigenous religions, and the new religious movements, this book focuses on the historical development and teachings of each religion and explores how these religions have evolved into 4/5(4).

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Religion and Society marks a unique venture in that it attempts to bring together in a single-volume compendium a state-of-the-art summary of the insights gained by the social sciences of religion: anthropology, psychology, and sociology.

AltaMira, Marketing Director/Editor of their Religious Studies, Erik Hanson, and the editor-in-chief of this volume, William Swatos. The Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics is a volume work (plus an index volume) edited by James Hastings, written between and and composed of entries by many covers not only religious matters but thousands of ancillary topics as well, including folklore, myth, ritual, anthropology, psychology, etc.

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It also contains in depth discussions of the major world religions. Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Encyclopedia Britannica is a well-known and well Doniger, Wendy (Ed.), Encyclopedia Britannica (Ed.).4/5. This page book is a very readable and exhaustive examination of mysticism in the World Religions as well as the Mystery Religions of Greece.

In it you will find mystics, movements, lots of poems and prayers that give the reader a very global look at the universal practice of mysticism/5(3). Religious studies is the academic field of multi-disciplinary, secular study of religious beliefs, behaviors and institutions.

It describes, compares, interprets, and explains religion, emphasising systematic, historically-based, and cross-cultural perspectives. Subcategories. This category has the following 10 subcategories, out of 10 total. This is a list of notable encyclopedias sorted by branch of knowledge.

For the purposes of this list, an encyclopedia is defined as a " compendium that contains information on either all branches of knowledge or a particular branch of knowledge." For other sorting standards, see List of encyclopedias.

1 General knowledge. Multiple languages. Religious experiences can be characterized generally as experiences that seem to the person having them to be of some objective reality and to have some religious import.

That reality can be an individual, a state of affairs, a fact, or even an absence, depending on the religious tradition the experience is a part of. A wide variety of kinds of. Religion -- Dictionaries, Theology -- Dictionaries, Ethics -- Dictionaries, Theology -- Dictionaries English, Ethics -- Dictionaries English, Religion -- Dictionaries English Publisher Edinburgh: T.

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Religion, human beings’ relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, absolute, spiritual, divine, or worthy of especial reverence. It is also commonly regarded as consisting of the way people deal with ultimate concerns about their lives and their fate after many traditions, this relation and these concerns are expressed in terms of one’s relationship with or attitude.

Sort of an encyclopedia of religion, the book presents basic religious ideas, from many different traditions, in easily digestible articles. There are major sections on the five major religions of humanity (Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) and several section with articles based on beliefs of other religious traditions.4/5.

Revelation, in religion, the disclosure of divine or sacred reality or purpose to humanity. In the religious view, such disclosure may come through mystical insights, historical events, or spiritual experiences that transform the lives of individuals and groups.

Every great religion acknowledges. An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Mysticism and the Mystery Religions by Ferguson, John A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

Atonement, the process by which a person removes obstacles to his reconciliation with is a recurring theme in the history of religion and theology.

Rituals of expiation and satisfaction appear in most religions, whether primitive or developed, as the means by which the religious person reestablishes or strengthens his relation to the holy or divine. Encyclopedia Britannica, Religion is dominating today's headlines like no other time in modern history.

Whether the issue is sectarian violence, stem cell research, or political elections, religion plays a critical role.

But what is the story behind the headlines. The Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions gets to the heart of the matter by providing a deeper understanding of the religions.

Encyclopaedia, also spelled encyclopedia, reference work that contains information on all branches of knowledge or that treats a particular branch of knowledge in a comprehensive manner. For more than 2, years encyclopaedias have existed as summaries of extant scholarship in forms comprehensible to their readers.

The word encyclopaedia is derived from the Greek enkyklios paideia. The Encyclopaedia of Islam (EI) is an encyclopaedia of the academic discipline of Islamic studies published by is considered to be the standard reference work in the field of Islamic studies.

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