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Christianity among the religions of the world

  • 116 Pages
  • 1.69 MB
  • English
Scribner , New York
Christianity and other religions., Relig
StatementArnold Toynbee.
SeriesHewett lectures ;, 1956
LC ClassificationsBR127 .T6
The Physical Object
Pagination116 p. ; 21 cm. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6225798M
LC Control Number57012066

"This work examines the religions of the world form the particular perspective of Christianity. It aims to accomplish a dual goal: 1) to provide an introductory review of the historical development of the religions of the world and a description of their belief systems, and 2) to explore avenues for an effective Christian witnessing among those who follow them.

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Christianity among the religions of the world. [Arnold Toynbee] -- Surveys the position of Christianity in relation to other religions and in the face of. Christianity and World Religions: Wrestling With Questions People Ask is a video-based small-group study and outreach program that explores four major world religions- Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism – and compares the beliefs of each with those of Christianity.

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This is a guest post from Jonathan Dodson (, Th.M, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary). Dodson is the lead pastor of Austin City Life church and directional leader for Gospel Centered Buddhism is unique among the major world religions in that it is technically an atheistic religion.

Buddhists do not believe in an all-powerful creator deity or group of all-powerful creator deities. Dana Robert rightly titles her book: Christian Mission: How Christianity Became a World Religion (Wiley-Blackwell, ). Since the term “Christianity” implies a religion or a religious system, Christianity becomes one religion among the various religions of the world.

Christianity - Christianity - Christianity and world religions: The global spread of Christianity through the activity of European and American churches in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries brought it into contact with all other existing religions. Meanwhile, since the beginning of the 19th century, the close connection between Christian world missions and political, economic, technical, and.

Adam Hamilton, named by PBS's Religion and Ethics Newsweekly as one of the top 'Ten People to Watch,' interviews religious leaders in Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism, then honestly and respectfully discusses the differences between each and Christianity.

Builds bridges without compromising beliefs. Six-session DVD. Christianity and World Religions: Questions We Ask About Brand: Abingdon Press. No Other Gospel!: Christianity Among the World’s Religions.

By Carl E. Braaten. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, pp. Paper, $ No Other Gospel is a theological response to religious pluralism.

Braaten is intimately acquainted with. Christianity Among the Religions of the World; all about the communities and denominations of Christianity in the context of the major world religions including Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and more.

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His concern is to find some common basis upon which the world's high religions may fairly be compared. Such a wide gulf is often fixed between the several beliefs and their practices that comparison at that level and in those respects, would be all but meaningless, Toynbee believes.

Christianity among the religions of the world Item Preview remove-circle What are the characteristics of the contemporary world. -- What is Christianity's relation to the Western civilization that is unifying the contemporary world.

-- What should be the Christian approach to the contemporary non-Christian faiths. Internet Archive : 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.

Christianity is the largest religion in the world. The most popular religion in the world, Christianity has well over two billion followers. Christianity was founded in Palestine by the followers of Jesus, in the 1st century of the world’s major religions, it predominates in Europe and the Americas, where it has been a powerful historical force and cultural influence, but it also.

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Christianity Among Other Religions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book intends to show that Christianity is God's re /5. Christianity and World Religions: Wrestling With Questions People Ask is a video-based small-group study and outreach program that explores four major world religions- Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism – and compares the beliefs of each with those of : Christianity among the religions of the world (Hewett lectures) by Toynbee, Arnold Joseph A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

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Mackey focuses on Genesis and John, which he describes as" the two most foundational, powerful and insightful books of the Bible" (p). On the basis, Mackey's book is an extended argument that Christianity is essentially a doctrine of creation, "a creation faith." The epilogue is a new approach to the relation of Christianity to other religions.

1: Christianity among World Religions. This first lecture introduces Christianity by locating it among other world religions and providing basic facts: its number of adherents, their geographical distribution, the variety of lifestyles they follow, and the length and complexity of its history.

No Other Gospel. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Many people today question whether Jesus can still be asserted as the nor /5(10). 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.

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Gregg, available from the Library of Congress. How Christianity differs significantly from other religions is a subject often discussed in our shrinking world. We see a mixture of cultures, nations, races and religions on a scale unprecedented in history.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Christianity among the religions of the world by Arnold Joseph Toynbee,Scribner edition, in EnglishPages: List of top 5 religions of the World in the chronological order of its origin dating back from the oldest to the newest religion: 1.

Hinduism: More t years old when we go back to the Ramayana period Lord Vishnu had ten avatars and there. Note that some religions may be practiced—or understood—in various categories.

For instance, the Christian notion of the Holy Trinity (God, Jesus, Holy Spirit) defies the definition of monotheism, which is a religion based on belief in a single deity, to some rly, many Westerners view the multiple manifestations of Hinduism’s godhead as polytheistic, which is a religion.

QUESTION: Christianity vs. Other Religions - What distinguishes Christianity from other religions? ANSWER: When investigating Christianity vs. other religions, we see that Christianity is unique among the religions of the world for several reasons.

First, unlike other religions, Christianity is .Carl E. Braaten, No Other Gospel!

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Christianity among the World™s Religions Minneapolis, USA: Fortress Press, Paperback: pp. including endnotes and index. The place of Christianity among the religions of the world is an au currant subject in philosophy of religion.

Many .Religions of the World looks beyond information, beyond doctrine and dogma, into the wisdom at the very heart of these great traditions: Taoism, Christianity, Judaism, primal religions, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Islam.