World Religions And Their Beliefs System
Religion is belief in a supreme being or beings; belief in God or gods practiced through faith, obedience, prayer, and worship and specific system of belief about deity, often involving rituals, a code of ethics, and a philosophy of life. Religion is more than just a belief in a deity and a way of life. There are thousands of religions but eight major ones in our world are Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Shinto, and Taoism. Each of the others bases faith on the life or teachings of specific individuals. There are as many different types of religion as there are different types of people. For many people, religion is an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, practices, and worship involving one supreme God or Deity. Other peoples' religions involve a number of different gods. Some people's religions has no specific God or gods to be worshipped.
DR SHIV SHANKAR TIWARY
Dr. Shi Shankar Tiwary is M.A., M. Phil. and Ph D from University of Delhi in Philosophy is a scholar in his own right and a Prolific writer having knowledge and interest of Various disciplines. He worked for different renowned publishing houses on various capacities and at presently working as a freelance writer devoting his time writing books on religions and philosophy. He is writer of more then 12 titles.
Preface v 1. World Religions: An Introduction 1 2. Religions: A case against belief 17 3. Renaissance in Hinduism 63 4. World Religions: Buddhism and its belief System 91 5. World Religions: Islam and its belief System 123 6. World Religions: Christianity and its belief System 227 7. World Religions: Judaism and its belief System 289 8. World Religions: BahaiÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s and its belief System 309 Bibliography 315 Index 323