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Today"s world religions

by M. Thomas Starkes

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Published by Insight Press in New Orleans .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby M. Thomas Starkes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL80.2 .S69
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4740381M
    ISBN 100914520113
    LC Control Number78050683
    OCLC/WorldCa4036405

    This book is written from the perspective of a Christian, comparing the beliefs of Christianity to other world religions and cults. Most books on comparative religion in the U.S. are written by atheist university professors who believe that all religions /5(38). The final approach to world religions is exclusivism. This approach teaches that there is only one true religion and only one way of salvation. For a Christian, Christ is the only way of salvation and the Bible is the only source of saving revelation today. Other religions are sourced in man’s rebellion against God and/or demonic influence.

    The second book in the series is entitled Religion and Women. The present work surveys the position of women in the religious traditions covered in the first volume of the trilogy, Women in World Religions, placing these traditions in contemporary context. "This book is on a topic so significant that its importance needs no defense. Angel and demon - Angel and demon - Varieties of angels and demons in the religions of the world: Intermediate beings between the sacred and profane realms assume various forms in the religions of the world: celestial and atmospheric beings; devils, demons, and evil spirits; ghosts, ghouls, and goblins; and nature spirits and fairies. In the Western religions, which are .

    Religion, by and large, represents society’s attempts to answer those questions. While it isn’t always able to achieve that goal—many religious claims can be disproven by Psychology Today. Mission in today’s world 30 November, Donal Dorr SPS begins with the idea of mission as dialogue between Christianity and other religions, spiritualities and value systems. He goes on to look at mission as evangelisation, as inculturation, as struggle for liberation, as option for the poor and as power from the Spirit.


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