Christianity and the religions of the world

lectures delivered at the Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham February 1922
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Allen and Unwin , London
Statement[by] Albert Schweitzer ; translated by Johanna Powers; with a foreword by Nathaniel Micklem.
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Open LibraryOL13788157M

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It details what these faiths are about, compares and contrast them to the traditional Christian faith, pointing out places of agreement and disagreement.

This is an excellent book to learn about the world in which we live/5(3). Worldwide percentage of Adherents by Religion, Christianity (%) Islam (%) Irreligious affiliation (16%) Hinduism (%) Buddhism (%) Folk religions (%) Other religions (%) Judaism (%) The world 's principal religions and spiritual traditions may be classified into a small number of major groups, although this is by no means a uniform practice.

This theory began in the. This book by Adam Hamilton, a United Methodist pastor, discusses the five biggest world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. He compares and contrasts the different religions to Christianity and why Christians believe the way we do.

It is an interesting read.4/5. 1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2. Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3.

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Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5. “Christianity and World Religions is a special book It is an easy read, not because the material is easy, but because of the author’s engaging, clear, and concise style.

Any Christian who reads the newspaper on a regular basis will want to read this book in order to relate to current events.”. The largest ecumenical organization in Christianity is the World Council of Churches.

[6] The following is not a complete list, but aims to provide a comprehensible overview of the diversity among denominations of Christianity, ecumenical organizations, and Christian ideologies not necessarily represented by. The spread of Christianity has been international, in some cases entirely displacing the religions and altering the customs encountered among those people to whom it has come.

This centuries-long process has been met with violent opposition at times, and likewise the spread of Christianity has in some cases been carried out with martial force. Adam Hamilton is the senior pastor of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas and the author of over 20 books and several small group studies.

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Christianity is the most widespread global belief system, and promises to remain so well into the future. But for many educated westerners, biblical Christianity is a dangerous idea—challenging some of their deepest beliefs.

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The question is, then: can the Christian religion be demonstrated to stand aloof from the various world religions that have proceeded strictly from human sources. We are confident it can be. As historian Phillip Schaff once observed, Christianity cannot be fully appreciated until it is contrasted with heathen systems (, 21).

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This book has seven basic chapters: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.

These he calls the “Major Historical Religions”. They all have sacred texts. This book was intended to be a brief survey without an in-depth analysis.

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Christianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world’s great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them hostile to Christianity.

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