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The Religious Dimension

By Donald Broadribb

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Book Id: WPLBN0002096531
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Reproduction Date: 2006

Title: The Religious Dimension  
Author: Donald Broadribb
Language: Esperanto
Subject: Non Fiction, Education, Religion
Collections: Education, Authors Community, Favorites from the National Library of China, Fine Arts, Religion, Sociology, Literature, Most Popular Books in China, Favorites in India, Social Sciences, History
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Publisher: Donald Broadribb
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Most readers of this book will have had some type of religious instruction. Whether as children we were taught at a church Sunday school or some other religious institution, or weabsorbed simple social assumptions from the culture we live in, none of us grow up in a religious vacuum. Through most of history the majority of people appear to have been reasonably satisfied with the religious culture which went hand in hand with their social structure. It has been only in the past two or three centuries that religious questioning has occupied the minds and hearts of a large share of the population. Religious questioningis now a concern of the entire world, West and East alike. One sign of this is the extraordinary proliferation of new religiouscreeds and organizations. It sometimes feels as if there are as many religious creeds as there are adherents. It is true that thevast majority of Westerners continue to list themselves on the census forms as Christian or Jewish, but for many

Table of Contents
What Is Religion? 1Buddhism 16Christianity 59Mysticism 118A Chorus Of Powers: American Indian Belief 176The Sacred Land: Australian Aboriginal Religion 238Conclusion 277References 293The Collected Works Of Carl Jung 299


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