A History of the World's Religions
A textbook for introductory college courses in the history of religions, published since 1949 as Man's religions. Surveys the origins, development, and divisions of the major religions of India, the Orient, and the Middle East. Each chapter includes a glossary, most with pronunciation indicated.
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Ahura Mazda Allah ancient Angra Mainyu appeared ascetic Avesta became believed bodhisattvas body Brahmins Buddha Buddhism called Catholic century B.C.E. ceremonies China Chinese Christ Christian Church common Confucian Confucius culture Dao De Jing Daoist dead death deities devotion divine doctrine early earth Egypt emperor eternal evil existence faith father festivals fire followed fravashi Gautama goddess gods Greek heaven Hebrew Hindu holy human important India Islam Israel Jainism Japan Japanese Jerusalem Jesus Jewish Jews karma king land later living Lord magic Mahavira Mahayana meditation mind monks moral Moses Muhammad Muslim mystical nature Nirvana one's person philosophy practice prayer priests prophets Qur'an reform religion religious rites ritual Roman sacred sacrifices scholars schools scriptures sects Shinto shrine social soul spirit teaching temple things thou thought tion took tradition true truth Upanishads Vedic words worship Yahweh Zoroaster Zoroastrians