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Ethical perceptions of world religions Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, and Sikhism : a comparative study by Karama Siб№…gha RДЃjЕ«

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Published by Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar .
Written in English


  • Religious ethics -- Comparative studies.

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Edition Notes

StatementKaram Singh Raju.
LC ClassificationsBJ1188 .R35 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination332 p. ;
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3332289M
ISBN 108177700545
LC Control Number2004311214

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Get this from a library! Ethical perceptions of world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, and Sikhism: a comparative study. [Karama Siṅgha Rājū]. The cases in this book are very thought-provoking and help pastoral care students get into the thick of ethical issues. Each case study has two perspectives from different religions, such as Buddhism and Christianity, which reveal both how each religion approaches ethical decision-making and how pastoral care providers can remain open to see the values and benefits of different by: 1. Religion, Western Perceptions of World Religions. As one names the various religious traditions now grouped under the rubric World Religions—Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism, Shinto, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism—it is important to note from the outset two very significant , the category of "world religions" is itself a historical phenomenon. Ethical teachings of World Major Religions INTRODUCTION At the level of ethics, it could be said that all religions teach the same basic human values. In some way, all faiths urge people to be more loving, altruistic, morally upright, and courageously truthful. The “Universal Rule” appears.

ethical; 9. defining religion by what it ought to be rather than descriptively, as it is; restricting the definition to a God concept. After this exhaustive list of what religion isn't, Ferm offers the following definition of what religion is: "a set of meanings and behaviors having reference to individuals who are orFile Size: 2MB. Ethics and World Religions presents eighteen original cases that discuss ethical issues of diverse peoples and religions situated around the world. Each case is followed by two commentaries that explore the relevant issues from the perspective of two different religious : Paperback. The World Religions Reader: Explores the unique nature of various faiths by introducing their traditions and rituals, ethical dimensions, and modern expressions Combines excerpts from sacred texts with reflections from a range of classic and contemporary thinkers - from the Bhagavad Gita and the Qur'an to Maimonides and Martin Luther King, Jr. Ethical Religion by M.K. Gandhi | 1. Beginning It is the moral nature of man by which he rises to good and noble different sciences show us the world as it .

For well over half the world’s population the traditional religions still construct the world view and perception filter that guides the way people interact with nature. As Uno Svedin () put it, one’s world view with its cultural-religious connotations creates a frame for one’s thinking and ethical by: 2. Ethics involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior. A central aspect of ethics is "the good life", the life worth living or life that is simply satisfying, which is held by many philosophers to be more important than traditional moral conduct.. Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance. life. Unlike religions, however, ethical systems do not center on the worship of gods. In this book, you have learned about many different religions. You have learned how religions have spread and brought people together. You have also learned how religions have divided people throughout history. Religions continue to be powerful forces Size: 6MB. This was a really great look at how larger religions confront specific ethical issues, although the chapter on Christianity was a little overly verbose, and I found that the chapters on Hinduism and Buddhism assumed that the reader was a Christian, or rather, they related aspects of these religions to Christianity, which was unnecessary/5.