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5 edition of Teaching about other religions found in the catalog.

Teaching about other religions

ideas and strategies for use in the Catholic high school

by Jonathan Yu-Phelps

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Saint Mary?s Press? in Winona, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity and other religions -- Study and teaching.,
  • Christian education of young people.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJonathan Yu-Phelps.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR127 .Y8 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3420180M
    ISBN 100884899195
    LC Control Number2005037121
    OCLC/WorldCa62742572


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Derek Cooper has done a great job of introducing the subject of Christianity's attitudes and relation to the major world religions. The book contains a helpful introduction to each religion and could be a valuable resource for college or undergraduate students, as well as for the lay Christian reader looking to find a clear and reliable introduction to the beliefs and practices of Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism or /5(25).

Jonathan Yu-Phelps, a religion teacher and campus minister at a school in Massachusetts, has written a very useful book for teachers of world religions. He has provided the necessary basics for any teacher of the subject, such as how to approach the topic of other religions in a Catholic religion course.

The Kids Book of World Religions. Toronto, Canada: Kids Can Press. In addition to the general information about the different world religions for kids, it also includes info on leaders and places of worship (focusing on the major religions only).

Lumbard, Alexis York (). Everyone Prays. Bloomington, IN: Wisdom Tales. God is Everywhere. “I fill the Heaven and the Earth.” - the Bible, Jer “The whole world is Brahman.” - the Upanishads (Hinduism) “How majestic is your presence in all the earth!” the Bible, Psalm 8.

“We think of Tirawa (God) as in everything” Lenape Indian interview. Size: 83KB. The holy book of Christianity is the Holy Bible.

This sacred text is divided into two main sections, the Teaching about other religions book Testament and the New Testament which are then further divided into various : Stephanie Hertzenberg.

In conclusion, I plan to get a children’s religion picture book and do a summer report/project on what other people believe. The book has maps, explanations and pictures. I plan on visiting the major religious places of worship, (in my local area) to show my kids what a particular religion may look like.

Islamic Beliefs About Other Religions. The Qur'an states that there must be "no compulsion in religion." [Surah ] Yet Muslims are not pluralistic in their worldview - they consider their religion to the be the true religion and invite people of all races, nationalities and religions to be part of it.

Islam is closely connected to the two other Abrahamic religions, Judaism and Christianity. Hinduism, New Age Spirituality, Buddhism, Islam, and Christianity.* There is a brief description of each, their view of God, and what a person can gain from that religion.

The ending explains how Jesus' teaching differs from the major religions. *Each of these religions has sects with differing beliefs. We have a very wide range of interviews recommending books on all the world’s major religions, as well as others looking at contemporary and historical religious controversies.

On Christianity, we have interviews covering the history of Christianity, Jesus, the saints and versions of the Bible. Seven religious faiths (Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism) are featured in this book for middle-grade readers that includes full color photographs, maps, and timelines to help provide context.

This book breaks Teaching about other religions book ground by examining in detail five documents from the Council that (a) embodied a changed mind set towards other religions, and (b) mandated changes that quickly led to international and national interfaith dialogues between Catholics and followers of non-Christian religions.

This study also includes tw. This book has really helped with showing my children a variety of religions. I do wish it had a few other religions included but overall it is a fantastic glimpse for children. It has been a great tool to use in our classroom as well as helping my children understand that there are so many different religions and it is their s: The Teaching About Religion site offers a helpful list of "do’s and don’ts" as well as concrete examples of what appropriate classroom instruction on world religions looks like.

In general, educators will want to present a secular discussion that neither endorses nor denigrates any one religion. edit: Sorry, should have read the part about your p[arents disapproving of your holding a different holy text. ____ If you’re looking for core texts/holy books then.

Teaching your children about diverse religions at a young age can help them become more accepting and tolerant. Teach your child about other religions – SheKnows. In inclusivism, one’s own religion is the supreme religion, but other religions have truths that will ultimately lead to the truth found in the supreme religion.

From a Christian perspective, that means that one can only be saved in Christ, but the Bible is not the only revelation of Christ. The Christianity, Cults & Religions DVD-based study helps Christians know what they believe and why. By comparing Christianity with groups such as Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses, people have a better grasp about what the Bible says about who Jesus is and the message of the Gospel.

This six-session study simply explains the history, background, and beliefs of the most common world religions.

First, Jesus says He’s the only way, which is saying all the other different religions are false. Accepting Him is the only way into Heaven. The books of other religions contradict themselves such as the Quran which says the Bible can’t be corrupted and has never been corrupted.

Some religions have many gods and Christianity has one God. Is Jesus 'the way' or only one of many ways to God. Does God reject the millions of people who follow other religious traditions.

Are followers of many of today's religions really talking to the same God and teaching the same basic beliefs. In this series of discussions, you'll examine what some of the major world religions teach and compare each with the beliefs of Christianity.

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Don’t say, “Gee, that sounds so weird,” in. 1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2. Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3. Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5. This insightful book introduces children to the world's great religions: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Chinese traditional religion, Native American Indigenous beliefs, and non-religious spirituality.

It would therefore be good to begin with a selection of New Testament texts relevant to the subject of Christianity and the other religions.

The New Testament contains teachings about what is necessary for salvation and a few accounts of the apostles' response to other religions. These passages are listed here in the order they appear in the Bible.

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The name Tanakh is an acronym formed from the initial Hebrew letters of the texts three traditional parts- hence. My religion, thanks to my lovely boyfriend, is Episcopalian.

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For example, the Bible makes the claim that “man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment” (Hebrews ), while some Eastern religions teach reincarnation. So, do we die once or many times. Maintaining religious tolerance has been a challenge for humanity since the dawn of time, so what chance do our kids have.

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