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What the great religions believe

Joseph Gaer

What the great religions believe

by Joseph Gaer

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Published by Signet in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph Gaer.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13549802M
    ISBN 100451155297
    OCLC/WorldCa28636662

    Armstrong, Karen (). n Books. p. Donath, Dorothy C. (). Buddhism for the West: Theravāda, Mahāyāna and Vajrayāna; a comprehensive review of Buddhist history, philosophy, and teachings from the time of the Buddha to the present day. There is Tomie de Paola, Josephine Nobisso, and many other very talented artists and authors. Sagrada, the bookstore on Telegraph in Oakland has a great children's book collection--and I believe that many religions are represented there. I picted up a great picture book called ''What does God look like?''.

    Learning about other religions is a great way to not only understand why others believe what they believe, but also to understand why we believe what we believe. By doing this, we can give better.   Original Question: Do all major religions believe in a great flood? Many of them do, yes, and whilst stories such as the biblical story of Noah and the Great Flood are completely mythical, all such flood stories do have a common base, although not.

    Great World Religions: Christianity. What Christians Believe. Belief, or doctrine, is more important to Christianity than to other religious traditions, such as Judaism or Islam, in part because of Christianity's origin as a sect within Judaism. and in the Book of Revelation. As Christianity in both the East and West adapted itself to. The great religions of the East do have scriptures and spiritual guides, but they consider them less important than do the great religions of the West. To a Buddhist or Hindu, scripture is a sometimes useful guidebook, not a requirement for the spiritual life.


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