6 edition of The religions of man found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||by Huston Smith|
|Series||Perennial library -- P 21|
|LC Classifications||BL80 .S66|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 371 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||371|
Many of the Muslim clergy of India considered Hindus as people of the book,  and from Muhammad bin Qasim to AurangzebMuslim rulers were willing to consider Hindus as people of the book. Within them he does give some bizarre philosophical musings, saying that it is strange that men should not have one eye in the back of their head, so as to protect their back. This book is a really helpful resource, giving insight as to how the gospel transforms the way we work. Or it is a book on how to see, see ourselves, see others and see God but then again if you read it you can decide,,the other review are excellent viewpoints bout this book too And, O my people!
For example, he invoked the notion of divine justice in in his opposition to slavery,  and invoked divine Providence in his second inaugural address. The doctrines which flowed from the lips of Jesus himself are within the comprehension of a child; but thousands of volumes have not yet explained the Platonisms engrafted on them: and for this obvious reason that nonsense can never be explained. It is in this respect, as it is in respect of his other instincts and tendencies born in him, such as the instincts driving him to knowledge, sex and food. This compilation was completed aboutbut Jefferson did not make these works public, acknowledging "The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth" existence only to a few friends. There have been scientific tests carried out which suggest that prayer can help heal people. A true creator would not interfere with its creation's natural development.
Religious ministers also enjoy tax exemptions by the way. Also each religion says totally different things which then causes even more confusion and conflict. All of these are reason enough to believe in a Creator, Innovator, Organizer, and Manager of this universe, and to reject the idea of things happening at random, haphazardly and by mechanical evolution. Church attendance[ edit ] Jefferson was raised in the Church of England at a time when it was the established church in Virginia and only denomination funded by Virginia tax money. Henry S. Within a year of his inauguration, Jefferson began attending church services in the House of Representatives, a custom which had not yet begun while he was Vice President, and which featured preachers of every Christian sect and denomination.
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All you need is for you data to us. They pass judgment in the name of their god on those who do not accept their fear based tenets. However, the state could only do so much; in the same letter, he said that it is up to individuals to behave with religious tolerance towards their neighbors.
This is because the Creator of the world has given man the longing for his Creator and directed man towards Him. He became friends with Priestley, who lived in Philadelphia. This is because piety is an instinct, a natural feeling deeply rooted in man's being. This book helps exploee universal humankind questions in a way that shines light on the good of every belief and tries to address the man-made problem of doscrimation and persecution based on religious I really enjoyed this book - it was very insightful And enlightening!
Start your review of The Religion of Man Write a review Dec 16, Josephkohn rated it really liked it A curious work I stumbled across while perusing the philosophy section of the local library, I didn't really know what to expect. Another major reason why Christians cannot evolve or ascend is because they have allowed themselves to be trapped in the low vibration of fear, prejudice, judgment and ignorance because of what they've been taught.
There are a few other strange anatomical observations such as these. The slavery of religion is far worse because all you get for your pain and hard efforts in life is weekly ambiguous promises that one day you might get to heaven if you're good. The Spanish philosopher, physician, and poet Rabbi Yehudah HaLevi writes of the importance of books by commenting, "My pen is my harp and my lyre, my library is my garden and orchard.
It can neither be hushed, nor The religions of man book in an individual's conscience, nor can the human conscience be prevented from sensing it, or going towards it. It offers him, besides other things, a sound ideological program, perfect in its order and movement, leading him to understand life and to adhere to a defined and explicit conduct.
The Glorious Qur'an notes abundantly the dark and tragic side of the lives of the perished primitive ignorant groups.
This innate feeling is a true objective one, because it is a natural instinctive tendency. Religious followers ask, how can religion possibly be bad if it honours our God, but once a person learns about the higher truths of the cosmos, and that the jealous, angry and vengeful god concept is a ploy to keep us in submission and stagnation, they will realize that Christianity and other religions are a lie and an abomination to divine creation because they are all about lowering peoples vibration through mass fear, personal disempowerment and forced ignorance and because ignorance leads to evil, ignorance itself is an evil.
Their god on The religions of man book other hand has no qualms what so ever about expressing these negative emotions through his frequent acts of wrath and mass murder. I ask you not for wealth in return for it; my reward is only with Allah and I am not going to drive away those who believe; surely they shall meet their Lord, but I consider you a people who are ignorant: And, O my people!
I am a Materialist ; he takes the side of Spiritualism; he preaches the efficacy of repentance toward forgiveness of sin; I require a counterpoise of good works to redeem it. Our Prime Creator, if there is one, probably exists a hundred or more dimensions above our 3rd dimension.
In Psalms and John of the bible, God and Christ actually say "Ye are gods", yet Christians continue to turn a blind eye to this interesting piece of information. In a letter to deRieux inhe declined a request to act as a godfather, saying he had been unable to accept the doctrine of the Trinity "from a very early part of my life".
Smith spends most of the section on Islam writing about the historical context in which Mohamed lived, the formation of his ideas, and the This is a good overview of the basic tenets and flavor of world's major religions. We should be sending positive vibes to each other to heal each other, end wars and foster harmony, not up to the well endowed gods who have no need for it.
Horses for courses, or rather courses for horses. He has a supreme objective to pursue, embodying it through his attitudes, his deeds and his general activities in a world that goes beyond perception and the time spent in this world. How can we stand against this tide?
Had there never been a commentator, there never would have been an infidel. For these facts, therefore, I cling to their learning, so much superior to my own. He wrote in letters: "History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil government"  and "[i]n every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty.
He has some interesting ideas, and this work introduced me to certain aspects of Indian culture I was A curious work I stumbled across while perusing the philosophy section of the local library, I didn't really know what to expect. It is such a refreshing reminder of how the gospel affects every area of our life.
You don't have to do much to go to heaven, only three things. It is a must read for anyone, trying to understand the theme of organised religion and worship.Dec 19, · 10 Religions Spawned By Works Of Fiction.
J. Francis Wolfe The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, in his barracks, a place where soldiers are allowed to have one holy book from their religion. 2 Bokononism and attendees of the Burning Man Festival can find the. Jul 12, · * Book of the Zodiac * Qolusta, Canonical Prayerbook * Book of John the Baptizer * Diwan Abatur, Purgatories * Questions * Coronation of Shislam Rba * Baptism of Hibil Ziwa * Haran Gawaita.
Manichaeism * The Arzhang. Meher Baba. Cover of God Speaks * God Speaks. New Age religions. Various New Age religions may regard any of the following.
The Religion of Man was based on the Hibbert Lectures that Rabindranath Tagore delivered at Manchester College, Oxford, in May, The ideas he presented were. This book is neither a history or a critique. Instead it explains, simply and sympathetically, the basic tenants of each religion and the reasons why it attracts millions of devout followers.
As the author explains in the first chapter, "This is a book about religion that 5/5(1). Huston Smith is internationally known and revered as the premier teacher of world religions.
He is the focus of a five-part PBS television series with Bill Moyers and has taught at Washington University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, and the University of California at Berkeley/5(2). 'The Religions of Man' is the seminal work in the scholarship of world spiritual traditions, by the eminent and beloved Huston Smith, who was born to a Christian Missionary family in China and raised among books and humanity to embody a life of nearly a century questing for the meaning of our souls, hearts, and language of seeking, of faith, and of shared purpose/5.