4 edition of Basic themes in the comparative study of religion found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Cyril G. Williams.|
|Series||Studies in comparative religion ;, v. 5, Studies in comparative religion (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 5.|
|LC Classifications||BL87 .W55 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||167 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||167|
|LC Control Number||92020929|
Study of religion - Study of religion - Basic aims and methods: The growth of various disciplines in the 19th century, notably psychology and sociology, stimulated a more analytic approach to religions, while at the same time theology became more sophisticated and, in a sense, scientific as it began to be affected by and thus to make use of historical and other methods. Compare Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Christianity, Islam, and Judaism are three of the most influential world religions in history. While Judaism isn't as large as Christianity and Islam, its impact on the world has still been as profound.
Carman, Jon B., and Steven P. Hopkins, eds. Tracing Common Themes: Comparative Courses in the Study of Religion. Atlanta, Shows various ways that comparative topics and perspectives can be addressed in college religion courses. Doniger, Wendy. The Implied Spider: Politics and Theology in Myth. New York, The diversity of religions across cultures. Religion, gender, and sexuality. How religions contribute to the maintenance of social order. Religious beliefs and practices, and why they change. What part religions play in cultural and social transformation. The role of religions .
Religious studies, also known as the study of religion, is an academic field devoted to research into religious beliefs, behaviors, and describes, compares, interprets, and explains religion, emphasizing systematic, historically based, and cross-cultural perspectives. As a major, comparative religion provides a framework for a liberal arts education, exploring subjects like science, psychology, literature and culture in relationship to various world religions.
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Basic Themes in the Comparative Study of Religion (STUDIES IN COMPARATIVE RELIGION) Hardcover – September 1, by Cyril G. Williams (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Cyril G.
Williams. Get this from a library. Basic themes in the comparative study of religion. [Cyril Glyndwr Williams] -- This collection of essays includes observations on: the role of comparative study, the status of Scriptures, Hindu attitudes toward the present world, a Baptist-Buddhist encounter, sacred sound.
This book is a comparative study of basic themes in Christian and Islamic fundamentalist discourses, analyzing and comparing texts from a wide variety of fundamentalist leaders and movements, looking for "family resemblances" and significant differences in order to better understand the contemporary phenomenon of religious by: This approach is known as comparative religion.
Chapter 1 in the student book isolates appropriate themes for comparative study: the religious questions that the traditions answer. The seven dimensions of religion presented in the student book are conducive to a different type of comparative study, and a brief analysis of the ethical dimension File Size: KB.
Scholars of religion use a range of tools: historical methods to think about how religions change over time; comparative methods to analyze rituals or texts in different religions; anthropological methods to study how religion shapes human cultures and societies; and literary-critical methods to interpret and understand religion texts.
The resurgence of religion: a comparative study of selected themes in Christian and Islamic fundamentalist discourses. [David Zeidan] -- Annotation This book is a comparative study of basic themes in Christian and Islamic fundamentalist discourses, analyzing and comparing texts from a wide variety of fundamentalist leaders and.
The book has remained in demand, confirming the relevance and quality of its content covering the whole range of major religions of the world with extensive geographical and historical scope.
It includes a specific section on African Religion, thus placing the African Religious Heritage within the mainstream of the comparative study of the.
Concentrators in the Comparative Study of Religion select one of four Concentration Options. Option A allows students to study two traditions, or one tradition and one theme, in depth. Students are also required to take a small number of “General, Comparative, Methodological”.
Books shelved as comparative-religion: A History of God: The 4,Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam by Karen Armstrong, The Bhagavad Gita b. COURSES BY COMPARATIVE RELIGION FACULTY CR PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION Cross-listed as Philosophy Introduction to the philosophical analysis of major religious concepts, such as God, human nature, freedom of will, immortality, and the problem of evil, through a study of representative types of religious philosophies.
The study of African religion extends beyond the bounds of ‘religion’ to include healing, withcraft, art, cosmology, and much else, and is both plural and multidisciplinary. Among religious professionals, it began with the works of missionaries and led onto comparative religion and the work of African theologians.
A secular tradition was. SYLLABUS: COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MAJOR RELIGIONS Total Marks: Time Allowed: 3 hours. NOTE: This paper is optional for only Non Muslim candidates. They may either opt Islamic Studies OR this paper as may suit to them. Introduction. Definition(s) of religion; Emergence of the study of religion as a discipline; Theological and academic study.
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and contains suggestions on how to study the Quran. The themes of the Quran have been. religious worlds the comparative study of religion Posted By Danielle Steel Ltd TEXT ID fd11a Online PDF Ebook Epub Library theme this approach is known as comparative religion chapter 1 in the student book isolates appropriate themes for comparative study religious worlds the comparative.
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One of the best and most comprehensive study of the subject by a Muslim author in English. One of Islamic Online University's course books in Comparative Religion.
It's only major flaw is its lengthy sentences - too often phrased in half a dozen or more lines!/5(1). A Comparative Study of Religions has been written by a scholar who has occupied himself with the subject of religion for over fifty years.
But no finality can be claimed. e reason is that religion deals with what is transcendent in the sense that it deals with what man is going to s: 2. Comparative theology is in part a comparison of theologies, and entails reflection on theological themes ("revelation," "grace," "the Trinity") and also theological method and purpose as exemplified in various religious is not primarily a comparison of faith in itself, nor experience, nor even of scriptures.
As a constructive practice, it is also a theology that proceeds by. SUMMARY (ENTIRE BOOK) The author, a noted scientist, is concerned with the basic conceptual and methodological problems of religious language, and the influence of science upon these problems.
Recent work in the philosophy of science has important implications for the philosophy of religion. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF WORLD RELIGIONS. I. INTRODUCTION. Religion could help save the ecology of our planet. Religious values are core to many people in this world3 and we must speak to this core to realize the radical ethical changes required to save our planet.4 Laws designed to prevent environmental degradation must be crafted and implemented with recognition that, in the face of.Comparative religion is the branch of the study of religions concerned with the systematic comparison of the doctrines and practices, themes, and impacts (including migration) of the world's general the comparative study of religion yields a deeper understanding of the fundamental philosophical concerns of religion such as ethics, metaphysics, and the nature and forms of salvation.This book has been written by a scholar who has occupied himself with the subject of religion for over fifty years.
But no finality can be claimed. The reason is that religion deals with what is transcendent, in the sense that it deals with what man is going to be. Advaitism terms this futuristic end as becoming Brahman. However, Bergson and other evolutionists would say that religion is a.