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The Global Congress of the World"s Religions

The Global Congress of the World"s Religions

proceedings, 1980-1982

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Published by GCWR, Distributed by Rose of Sharon Press in Washington, D.C, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Henry O. Thompson.
    ContributionsThompson, Henry O., Global Congress of the World"s Religions.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL21 .G56 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 365 p. :
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3512856M
    ISBN 10091219300X
    LC Control Number82073565
    OCLC/WorldCa12162222

    Summary. A History of the World's Religions bridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from original source materials. Refined by over forty years of dialogue and correspondence with religious experts and practitioners around the world, A. The World's Religions Huston Smith Excellent book discussing the origins and philosophies of the major world religions with one chapter devoted to each religion. Smith attempts to show each religion at its best and is more concerned with the founding principals of the .

    THE UNITED RELIGIONS “Alice Bailey, Foundress of the Lucifer Trust, the Theosophical and Satanist organization which lies behind UNESCO, predicted in the appearance of ‘a Universal Church’ of which ‘the definitive outline will appear toward the end of the century’ and which shall keep ‘the outward appearance amid the mission to strike out at the many vehicles of colloquial.   Three enduring global interreligious organizations were born during this period: the International Association for Religious Freedom (established in ), the World Congress of Faiths (established in ), and the World Council of Churches (incorporation voted in , formally established in ).

    Discover the historical importance of religion in the world's cultures Closely edited for clarity and readability, and conceived for students with little or no background in the academic study of religions, Religions of the World offers the most up-to-date and historically accurate coverage of the world's major religions. It not only explains to 4/5(2). perspectives. Understanding the World’s Religions can be led by ministers, laypersons, or a combination. 2. Read the appropriate material in Huston Smith’s book and in this study guide well in advance of the session. Reading it at least twice and reflecting on it will increase your understanding.


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Opportunity: The World Congress of Religions offers an opportunity to pave the path for a new era of cooperative action among the world's religious and spiritual communities as well as civil and political societies.

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The World’s Parliament of Religions, held on the shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago, was the largest and most spectacular event among many other congresses in the World’s Columbian Exposition. The World Congress of Religions marks the first formal gathering of representatives of Eastern and Western spiritual traditions.

This book has seven basic chapters: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. These he calls the “Major Historical Religions”.

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This revised and updated edition provides sympathetic. Conference. The World Congress of Religions will explore the relevance of religion and spirituality in addressing the critical issues of poverty, the empowerment of women, human rights and peacemaking.

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The Congress was. Full text of "The World's congress of religions" See other formats. Religions in World- and Global History The author argues that religious history is underestimated in its importance for World- and Global history. The history of religions is quite often an established sub-discipline within convincing research traditions.

This book offers ten examples from a wide range of religious beliefs which show.1. Hinduism Hinduism is one of the oldest known organized religions in the world. It is also considered one of the most complex and diverse religion, having thousands of gods, with a wide variety of core beliefs and exists in many different sects.

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