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Geography of religions

David E. Sopher

Geography of religions

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs (N.J.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid E. Sopher.
SeriesFoundations of cultural geography series
The Physical Object
Paginationx,118p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19207267M


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From its introduction by Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu to the epilogue by the Dalai Lama, Geography of Religion encourages new understanding of the world's great religions and of their evolution from ancient roots to vital roles in modern life. With a text as fascinating as it is authoritative; vivid photographs that evoke the reverence, rituals, and rewards of each spiritual tradition; and a rich variety of essays, Cited by: 6.

The book will undoubtedly inspire burgeoning cultural geographers to delve deeper into this often-neglected field., Journal of Cultural Geography The book certainly has matured over a couple of years.

It has been edited and proofread very carefully. -- Reinherd Henkel, Erdkunde An intriguing, challenging, comprehensive, imaginative, and innovative text that masterfully combines the best traditions of conventional studies of the geography of religion Cited by:   Geography of Religion: Where God Lives, Where Pilgrims Walk.

From its introduction by Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu to the epilogue by the Dalai Lama, Geography of Religion encourages new understanding of the world's great religions and of their evolution from ancient roots to /5. About Geography of Religion. From its introduction by Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu to the epilogue by the Dalai Lama, Geography of Religion encourages new understanding of the world’s great religions and of their evolution from ancient roots to vital roles in modern life.

With a text as fascinating as it is authoritative; vivid photographs that evoke the reverence, rituals, and rewards of. Geography of Religion: Faith, Place, and Space. The only book of its kind, this balanced and accessibly written text explores the geographical study of religion.

Roger W. Stump presents a clear and meticulous examination of the intersection of religious belief and practice with the concepts of /5(4). The geographic study of religion --Religious systems: the geographic base --Religion and the land --The religious organization of space --The distribution of religions --Contemporary religion: geographic considerations.

Series Title: Foundations of cultural geography series. Responsibility: David E. Sopher. More than just an incredibly beautiful coffee-table book, The Geography of Religion is part history book, part travelogue, part theology text.

The authors examine the development of religion in ancient cultures as well as contemporary practices that trace their roots to ancient texts. Geography of World Religions Origins and diffusion of World Religions. Our world’s cultural geography is very complex with language and religion as two cultural traits that contribute to the richness, diversity, and complexity of the human experience.

—were collected in a book called the Analects. Some religious scholars consider Author: R. Adam Dastrup, Ma, Gisp. Religion and Geography Geography of Religion: The spatial study of religions and religious beliefs and practices including their: distribution on the earth, source Geography of religions book and paths of diffusion over time, affect on the landscape associated images, sounds, rituals and food.

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One. One tool used to map religions in the United States is the Digital Atlas of American Religion. References. For more on how geography affects religion, see: Kong, L. () Geography Geography of religions book religion: trends and : Mark Altaweel. The Geography of Religion is an invitation to understand the great religions of the world.

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Geography of Religion: Where God Lives, Where Pilgrims Walk: John Esposito, Susan Tyler Hitchcock, Desmond Tutu, Mpho Tutu: Books - The Relationship Between Geography and Religion It can be clearly sensed by the influence of religion shaping our world, being understood by what inhabits it.

In the sixteenth-seventeenth century Geographers studied the spread of Christianity on a worldwide scale, Why. well. 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. Religion and geography is the study of the impact of geography, i.e. place and space, on religious belief.

[1] Another aspect of the relationship between religion and geography is religious geography, in which geographical ideas are influenced by religion, such as early map-making, and the biblical geography that developed in the 16th century to identify places from the Bible.

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Eminent scholars share the faiths they have lived and studied. In the pages, Geography of Religion is focused on five religions, viz., Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

"For each of 5 major religions, explore the landscapes, areas, and cultures where these faiths took hold and flourished/5(4). The Geography of Religion --The Sources --The Census of Church Attendance --The Church of England --The Roman Catholics --The Nonconformists --The Baptists, the Presbyterians and the Congregationalists --The Methodists --The Smaller Christian Groups --Quasi-Christian Groups and Eastern religions --The Jews.

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While religion is hard to define, one standard model of religion, used in religious studies courses, who defined it as a [ ] system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem.

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Religious studies is the academic field of multi-disciplinary, secular study of religious beliefs, behaviors and institutions. It describes, compares, interprets, and explains religion, emphasising systematic, historically-based, and cross-cultural perspectives.

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South Asia:: India. All Space Capital Places Landscapes Misc. The Ganges River forms the largest tide-dominated delta in the world where it empties into the Bay of Bengal. This false-color satellite image vividly displays the large amount of sediment (violet), carried from as far away as the Himalayas, that precipitates when it abruptly.

Geography and religion revised 1. Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India and north of Australia.

The region lies on the intersection of geological plates, with heavy seismic and volcanic activity 2.

Mainland Southeast Asia (or Indochina). Syncretic religions are formed by the combination of two or more existing religions to produce a new religion (Figure ).

Some of the larger syncretic religions have already been mentioned, such as Baha’i or Sikhism. Cao Dai is a religion founded in twentieth century Vietnam. It has strains of Taoism and Buddhism and represents an attempt.