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Understanding the new religions

Understanding the new religions

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Published by Seabury Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cults -- United States.,
    • United States -- Religion -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Jacob Needleman and George Baker.
      ContributionsNeedleman, Jacob., Baker, George, 1941-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2530.U6 U5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 314 p. ;
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4727139M
      ISBN 100816404038, 0816421889
      LC Control Number78014997

      In the Understanding World Religions course, author and professor Irving Hexham presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices. With the understanding that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of religion, Hexham guides students in responsible ways of carrying this out. Understanding Cults and New Religions. she wrote the book to defend Arabic Islam against Western prejudices. But initial archival research showed her to have been a .

      Archie Smith, Jr. is perfectly correct in his criticisms that a) the “new religions” investigated tend to neglect developments in African-American religion, and b) a proper understanding of new religions in the US should account for differences in appeal across racial boundaries, but he takes no concrete steps in either of these s: 1. ‎Religion is the driving force behind much of what happens in the world today -- particularly when it comes to the "big three" religions -- Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Religious differences have and continue to spark wars, create nations, and spawn .

      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 theism. Leviticus is a challenging book, both for new Christians and casual Bible readers. Gone are the fascinating characters and suspenseful stories of are the epic Hollywood plagues and miracles found in Exodus.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Understanding the new religions. New York: Seabury Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually ‘work’.

Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with numerous study features and valuable overviews/5(7). He has published twenty-seven academic books, including The Concise Dictionary of Religion, Understanding Cults and New Religions, and Religion and Economic Thought, plus eighty major academic articles and chapters in books, numerous popular articles, and book reviews.

Recently he completed a report for the United Nations’ refugee agency on /5(22). Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually ‘work’.

Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with numerous study features and valuable overviews. In this podcast, we are making our way through Garry R.

Morgan's book, "Understanding World Religions in 15 Minutes a Day." Our Understanding World Religions topic for today is, "New Age Religions" New Age is an umbrella term for a host of recent religious startups, most originating since /5(46).

Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Vol. 8 No. 3, March ; (pp. ) DOI: /nr John A. Cited by: Understanding World Religions presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices.

Hexham believes that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of religion, and he guides readers in responsible ways of carrying this out. The new second edition has been updated and revised throughout and includes a new foreword by noted historian of religion, J.

Gordon Melton. For classes in religion or the social sciences, or for interested individuals, Understanding New Religious Movements offers the most objective introduction : Altamira Press.

He has published twenty-seven academic books, including The Concise Dictionary of Religion, Understanding Cults and New Religions, and Religion and Economic Thought, plus eighty major academic articles and chapters in books, numerous popular articles, and book reviews.

Recently he completed a report for the United Nations’ refugee agency on. rows  A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious, ethical, or spiritual group or. This textbook, Understanding the Religions of the World, claims to be student orientated with a new text covers the main five religions that every text covers: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

It also includes a chapter each on Chinese religion, Japanese religion, African religions, and Religions of Oceania, along with a final.

Understanding World Religions presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices.

Hexham believes that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of religion, and he guides readers in responsible ways of carrying this out. Understanding World Religions presents religion as a complex and intriguing matrix of history, philosophy, culture, beliefs, and practices.

Hexham believes that a certain degree of objectivity and critique is inherent in the study of religion, and he guides readers in responsible ways of carrying this : Zondervan. Get this from a library.

Understanding cults and new religions. [Irving Hexham; Karla O Poewe] -- This volume analyzes the social and psychological aspects of cults in the United States. The authors discuss the "new mythology" of modernity, of which the "myths" of evolution and technology are.

Understanding World Religionscontrasting 50 world faiths with Christianitycan help. Christians believe Jesus claim to be the way and the truth and the life (John ), though dozens of other religions propose varying pathways to God, heaven, or personal fulfillment/5.

This webpage provides an introduction to World Religions and Irving Hexham's book 'Understanding World Religions' (Grand Rapids, Zondervan, ). It also contains large open educational resource, OERS, sections on world religions including audio files and videos power points etc.

for the study of world religions. There are video discussions by Irving Hexham of. Understanding Cults and New Age Religions by Irving Hexham and Karla Poewe. Regent College Press, ; USD $ ISBN: Reviewer's Comments.

This book was first published by Wm. Eerdmans in Understanding other religions is no longer an academic, ivory tower exercise. In this timely and important book, Dr, Braswell provides an introduction to the major world religions, as well as many of the minor ones/5.

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Understanding other religions is no longer an academic, ivory tower exercise. In this timely and important book, Dr, Braswell provides an introduction to the major world religions, as well as many of the minor : B&H Publishing Group.

About the Book. A thematic presentation of the role of religion in human society, from traditional cultures to the modern world. Arranged into three main fields of enquiry – religious experience and its expression; conceptual aspects of religion; and religion in society – this study draws from all major religious traditions in the world, as well as a variety of non-religious Pages: A new religious movement (NRM), also known as a new religion or alternative spirituality, is a religious or spiritual group that has modern origins and is peripheral to its society's dominant religious culture.

NRMs can be novel in origin or part of a wider religion, in which case they are distinct from pre-existing NRMs deal with the challenges posed by the .