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Universal religions in world history

Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam
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McGraw-Hill , Boston
Religions -- History -- Textbooks, Church history -- Textbooks, Islam -- History -- Textbooks, Buddhism -- History -- Text
StatementDonald Johnson, Jean Elliott Johnson.
GenreTextbooks.
SeriesExplorations in world history
ContributionsJohnson, Jean, 1934-
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LC ClassificationsBL80.3 .J64 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3428632M
ISBN 100072954280
ISBN 139780072954289
LC Control Number2005053126

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The history of religion refers to the written record of human religious experiences and ideas. This period of religious history begins with the invention of writing about 5, years ago ( BCE). The prehistory of religion involves the study of religious beliefs that existed prior to the advent of written records.

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New York, NY: McGraw Hill, Author: Xinru Liu. Religions are serviceable only in so far as they are spiritual in nature. Spirituality is the raisond' etre of different religions of the world. Religion and Universality The Religion of Vivekananda is universal in its scope.

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The universal world religions of Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism have similarities within their general beliefs and how they were spread; however, the core tenants of faith of the religions were distinct and unique to the faith.

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search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Full text of "Outlines of the history of religion to the spread of the universal religions" See other formats.Each of the universal world religions of Christianity (0 – CE), Islam ( – CE), and Buddhism ( BCE) have a canon, a place of worship and a leader.

The canon is the holy book of the religion while the leader is the figure who is attributed to the start of the religion.