5 edition of Sex in the world"s religions found in the catalog.
Sex in the world"s religions
Edward Geoffrey Parrinder
|LC Classifications||HQ61 .P37 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||263 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||263|
|LC Control Number||81140977|
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Browning is the Alexander Campbell Professor Emeritus of Religious Ethics and the Social Sciences at the University of The World’s Religions by Huston Smith is considered a classic in the genre by many.
It’s such a respected book that it’s often used as a university textbook in World Religion classes. But this book does more than present the history and spirit of the major religions › Books › History › World.
Updated and re-packaged edition of the all time classic bestseller with more than two million copies sold, from the internationally celebrated authority on religion, Huston Smith. With a new preface and fresh package, this completely revised and updated version of The Religions of Man explores the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism ?id=1G4eNRWYT6gC.
These essays are neither: they convey important information clearly, so you get a real sense of what these major religions "say" about sex.
I liked the Introduction a lot. It was provocative and thoughtful. If you just want basic information on what various religions teach about sex, this is a great book › Books › Religion & Spirituality › Religious Studies.
The World’s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith (Tales of Wonder), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions.
This revised and updated edition provides sympathetic Sex and religion are inevitably and intricately linked. There are few realms of human experience other than sex in which religion has greater Sex in the worlds religions book and influence.
The role of religion, of any faith, to prohibit, regulate, condemn, and reward, is unavoidably prominent in questions of sex—namely with whom, when, how, and why. In Sex and Religion, Dag Øistein Endsjø examines the myriad and The world's principal religions and spiritual traditions may be classified into a small number of major groups, although this is by no means a uniform practice.
This theory began in the 18th century with the goal of recognizing the relative levels of civility in societies (which in many modern cultures would be considered offensive). The World's Religions: Continuities and Transformations by Peter B. Clarke; Peter Beyer Article (PDF Available) in British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 38(1) January with 's_Religions_Continuities.
Ascetical practices, including limitations on sex, are quite common in the world’s major religions, and often go beyond what would be expected from a purely ethical standpoint.
It’s worth examining how – and why. In Buddhism, the attainment of a state of enlightenment is While religion is hard to define, one standard model of religion, used in religious studies courses, who defined it as a [ ] system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem Good Sex: Feminist Perspectives from the World's Religions.
Edited by Patricia Beattie Jung, Mary E. Hunt, and Radhika Balakrishnan. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, xix + pages. $ (paper). - Volume 28 Issue 2 - Margot Stevenson Hinduism, The World’s Oldest Religion.
Hinduism is believed to have the oldest roots among all religions. It has no single founder. It is often described as a “way of life” and is widely practiced in India and other parts of the Indian subcontinent as well as parts of Southeast :// The foundation for all other Abrahamic religions, and the oldest monotheism still around (though by no means the first – that is alleged to be a variation on ancient Egyptian faith called Atenism, which disappeared in the 14th century BCE), Judaism originated in the kingdoms of Israel and Judah, which first appeared in the Levant around the 9th century :// Religion tends to fulfill the higher needs.
Starting with a need for the comfort and camaraderie of community, religion also addresses our need to respect and be respected by others (the “Golden Rule”) and, ultimately, to be all that we can be as “God” created us to be or, in the case of many Eastern religions, to become “enlightened” – thus “self-actualized”.
The fourth edition of this highly acclaimed text continues to help young people unlock the doors to the world’s major religious traditions. This edition includes a new, contemporary design and key features that will make the text even easier to use: definitions of terms on the page where the term occurs, a new master glossary, and engaging activities interspersed within the core :// The holy book of Christianity is the Holy Bible.
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() DURING the Alexandrian sojourn of Jesus, Gonod, and Ganid, the young man spent much of his time and no small sum of his father’s money making a collection of the teachings of the world’s religions about God and his relations with mortal man.
Ganid employed more than threescore learned translators in the making of Watch Arvind Sharma discuss his new book, The World's Religions This wide-ranging reader combines some of the best and most valuable contemporary perspectives from leading and significant writers, teachers, and thinkers who together address critical challenges and opportunities for the world's religions in a post 9/11 world.
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Hunt, and Radhika Balakrishnan (eds.). Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, Alternative Religions. Discover articles and resources covering non-mainstream world religions, including alternative belief systems, rituals, ethics, and common controversies and :// Huston Smith, Author of ‘The World’s Religions,’ Dies at 97 Huston Smith in New York inafter the publication of his book “The Soul of Christianity: Restoring the Great Tradition 81 entries are listed here.
It is simply impossible to list all varieties of religion 1 as we as a species have created an almost infinite variety of religious and transcendental ideas. Items in lower case italics are classes of religion and not actual religions.
For example, "theism" is any religion that contains god(s), and "polytheism" is a form of The Church Of All Worlds The largest neo-pagan religion in the world, the Church of All Worlds was set up in by Oberon Zell-Ravenheart (nice name!) and his wife, Morning Glory (good lord!).
Taking its name from Robert Heinlein’s Strange in a Strange Land, followers worship the Earth itself in the form of Gaea, as well as assorted gods InChristianity will still be the world’s largest religious group, with around a third of the world’s population adhering to its various denominations.
Islam is catching up quickly, though: Muslims make up the only major religious group projected to increase faster than the world’s population as a Review: Many Peoples, Many Faiths: Women and Men in the World’s Religions, 9th ed.
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If all non-religious people formed a single religion, it would be the world's third :// Note that some religions may be practiced—or understood—in various categories.
For instance, the Christian notion of the Holy Trinity (God, Jesus, Holy Spirit) defies the definition of monotheism, which is a religion based on belief in a single deity, to some rly, many Westerners view the multiple manifestations of Hinduism’s godhead as polytheistic, which is a religion Religion, human beings’ relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, absolute, spiritual, divine, or worthy of especial reverence.
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