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Man and his destiny in the great religions

an historical and comparative study containing the Wilde lectures in natural and comparative religion delivered in the University of Oxford, 1954-1957
  • 442 Pages
  • 1.58 MB
  • English
Manchester University Press , Manchester
Comparative studies, Man (Theo
Statementby S.G.F. Brandon
SeriesWilde lectures in natural and comparative religion -- 1954-57, Wilde lectures in natural and comparative religion -- 1954-57.
LC ClassificationsBT703 B7 1962b
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 442 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26554730M

Man and his destiny in the great religions. [S G F Brandon] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. On the subject of organic evolution the Church has officially taken no position.

The book Man, His Origin and Destiny was not published by the Church, and Man and his destiny in the great religions book not approved by the Church.

The book contains expressions of the authors views for which he alone is responsible. David O. McKay, President, February 3, Dear Brother: /5. Smith was at his best in this book and defends creation as an origin as well as any other person can. A great read and easy to understand even to an amateur like myself.

I would even recomend just reading the chapters on the flood, the atonement, Jesus Christ, Adam and many others not speaking directly about evolution; although reading it in its entirety is recomended above all/5(6).

Man and his Destiny in the Great Religions By 5. Branclon, Professor of Comparative Religion in the University of Manchester; Man­ chester University Press, ,pp. “ Starting with the first intimation pursued through the cultures of of man's evaluation of himself in.

Man, His Origin and Destiny by Joseph Fielding Smith FOREWORD Conflicting attitudes expressed concerning science and religion have confused many people. Especially has this been true in the class room where hypotheses have been set forth erroneously as facts and where deductions made from those theories have been regarded as established truth.

Islam and the Destiny of Man by Charles Le Gai Eaton is a wide-ranging study of the Muslim religion from a unique point of view. The author, a former member of the British Diplomatic Service, was brought up as an agnostic and embraced Islam at an early age after writing a book (commissioned by T.S.

Eliot) on Eastern religions and their influence upon Western by: Originally titled The Religions of Man, this completely revised and updated edition of Smithâ ²s masterpiece, now with an engaging new foreword, explores the essential elements and teachings of the worldâ ²s predominant faiths, including: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity,4/5(28).

'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 /5.

Even in the presence of all the factors which compel an animal to act instinctively, man is free to use his will power and to decide whether he should or should not take a particular action.

His performance of an act depends on like an executive authority. That is why man influences his destiny as a free ed on: Ap   The destiny of man as seen by these mystics is to be a similar process of going back to his source and origin.

And that source and origin is a supreme state of independence, supreme state of consciousness, transcending all vexing limitations, infinite, boundless, eternal, beyond time and space. Man and His Destiny in the Great Religions: An Historical and Comparative Study () Creation Legends of the Ancient Near East () History, Time, and Deity () The Judgment of the Dead: The Idea of Life After Death in the Major Religions () Jesus and the Zealots: A Study of the Political Factor in Primitive Christianity ().

In Neil Gaiman 's graphic novel series The Sandman, destiny is one of the Endless, depicted as a blind man carrying a book that contains all the past and all the future. "Destiny is the oldest of the Endless; in the Beginning was the Word, and it was traced by hand on the first page of his book.

Man and his destiny in the great religions: an historical and comparative study containing the Wilde Lectures in Natural and Comparative Religion delivered in the University of Oxford.

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Man, His Origin and Destiny is a fascinating read that will strengthen your testimony in the God’s plan of happiness for His children and the Atonement. It will also enlighten your mind to the scholastic views of where we came from.5/5(1).

Catholicism Christ and the Common Destiny of Manby Henri Cardinal de Lubac, S.J. This book first appeared just over fifty years ago. It is the pilgrimatic work /5. Sagan's ability to convey his ideas allowed many people to understand the cosmos better—simultaneously emphasizing the value and worthiness of the human race, and the relative insignificance of.

Smith authored several books including From Fish to Philosopher, Man and His Gods,and The Kidney: Structure and function in health and disease. Dr Homer William Smith was an American physiologist and an advocate for science, who spent most of his career at New York University School of Medicine/5.

Chapter 1: Two Theories of Man’s Destiny. The Christian religion has always created hope in the human spirit. It has produced men who live in the world of affairs with a unique expectancy. Christians see present wrong and failure as always surrendering the last word.

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Fate and Destiny - Our Free Will. The Bible teaches that Man was created with the ability to make moral choices and that he is responsible for those choices. The Fall of Man was not a predetermined event in which Adam and Eve were hapless victims of a Puppet-Master God.

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Man His Origin and Destiny - Kindle edition by Smith, Joseph Fielding. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Man His Origin and by: 6.

The Violent Bear It Away is a novel by American author Flannery O' is the second and final novel that she published. The first chapter was originally published as the story "You Can't Be Any Poorer Than Dead" in the journal New World Writing.

The novel tells the story of Francis Marion Tarwater, a fourteen-year-old boy who is trying to escape the destiny his uncle has prescribed Author: Flannery O'Connor.

Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds. the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the books, according to their deeds.

From Thematic Bible. Thus are born all religions. Religion is, in fact, nothing other than the attempt to construct the way in which man imagines his relationship with his destiny in theory, ethics, and ritual.

This image entails a certain way of thinking, of seeing reality; it provokes a certain attitude toward that imagined destiny, and therefore leads to aFile Size: KB.

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quotes from William James: 'Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ', 'The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.', and 'We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.'.

Each individual is seen to make great efforts to fulfill his/her desired goal. From this it is clear that the soul is imbued with faith to labor hard and ceaselessly it is inspired by this faith. We must realize that Lord Brahma the creator does not write anyone’s destiny because each person is the author of his/her own fate and destiny.

THE NATURE AND DESTINY OF MAN 77 author speak fo himselfr I.t is hoped that we shall not misunderstand him as grieviously as he himself has misunderstood Catholic doctrines. Niebuhr's method makes a truly thorough analysis of his work quite impossible. To begin with, this is essay-theology with a vengeance.

Order and arrangementFile Size: KB. The Great Way. In a postscript to Thinking and Destiny it is stated that the most one person can do for another is to tell him or her that there is the Great Way, as shown in the book. The Great Way is how and where the human body is transformed into an immortal body.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. In this way, religion presents to man a correct explanation of his existence, and gives him a lasting vision that plucks out the roots of his doubt, mental anxiety and fear of perishing, losing, and uselessness in this life.

Thus, by this explanation, religion opens to man the door to the expanses of life. Islam and the Destiny of Man by Charles Le Gai Eaton is a wide-ranging study of the Muslim religion from a unique point of view.

His lifelong admiration of Napoleon and his own ancestor, John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, coloured his belief that he too was a man of destiny. His aristocratic birth, as the holder of the two famous names of Spencer and Churchill, gave him a tremendous self-confidence that meant that he was not personally hurt by : Penguin Publishing Group.The Urantia Book.

Paper The World’s Religions. () DURING the Alexandrian sojourn of Jesus, Gonod, and Ganid, the young man spent much of his time and no small sum of his father’s money making a collection of the teachings of the world’s religions about God and his relations with mortal man. Ganid employed more than threescore learned translators in the making of this.