Encyclopedia of the World's Religions

Examines the major living faiths, with a focus on the traditions, tenets, and writings central to each Part One covers religions of prophetic revelation, with sections on Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Zoroastrianism Part Two covers wisdom religions Hinduism, Buddhism, et al whose teachings do not necessarily emanate from a divine source.
Encyclopedia of the World s Religions Examines the major living faiths with a focus on the traditions tenets and writings central to each Part One covers religions of prophetic revelation with sections on Judaism Christianity Islam

  • Title: Encyclopedia of the World's Religions
  • Author: R.C. Zaehner
  • ISBN: 9780760707128
  • Page: 104
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Encyclopedia of the World's Religions”

    1. each article has a distinct authorial and rhetorical flavor, and it's tempting to correlate the style of the writing with the substance of the religion being discussedrhaps unsurprisingly, this compendium is heavily weighted towards Christianity (absorbing over a quarter of the text).

    2. "Encyclopedia of the World's Religions" is one of the books in the secondary bibliography of my free ebook on comparative mysticism. "The greatest achievement in life" at suprarational/gail2012.pdf has been reviewed on .

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