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Cambridge Studies of Religion Stage 6 Second Edition

 

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Guides students to a greater understanding of the origins, beliefs, text, ethics, practices and people of the world’s most wide-reaching religions.

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18 August 2011

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  • Chapter 1 The nature of religion

  • Chapter 2 Religion in Australia: Pre-1945

  • Chapter 3 Religion in Australia: Post-1945

  • Chapter 4 Buddhism: the basic facts

  • Chapter 5 Buddhism: depth study

  • Chapter 6 Christianity: the basic facts

  • Chapter 7 Christianity: depth study

  • Chapter 8 Hinduism: the basic facts

  • Chapter 9 Hinduism: depth study

  • Chapter 10 Islam: the basic facts

  • Chapter 11 Islam: depth study

  • Chapter 12 Judaism: the basic facts

  • Chapter 13 Judaism: depth study

  • Chapter 14 Religions of ancient origin

  • Chapter 15 Religion and peace

  • Chapter 16 Religion and non-religion

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    Chapter 1

    Canadian news
    http://www.cbc.ca
    Nan Tien temple Australia
    http://www.nantien.org.au
    Aboriginal art and culture tourism Victoria
    http://Aboriginalart.com.au/culture/religion.html

    Chapter 2

    Chapter 3

    Christian Research Association
    http://www.cra.org.au

    Chapter 4

    Buddhist Council of NSW
    http://www.buddhistcouncil.org
    When happiness doesn't make you happy
    http://buddhism.about.com

    Chapter 5

    Chapter 6

    Chapter 7

    Abstinence clearinghouse
    http://www.abstinence.net

    Chapter 8

    The Hindu universe
    http://www.hindunet.org
    Join the Hindu renaissance
    http://www.hinduismtoday.com

    Chapter 9

    Hindu Scared scriptures
    http://www.shankaracharya.org/#
    Amritapuri's home page
    http://www.amritapuri.org

    Chapter 10

    Islam and Muslims
    http://islamworld.net
    A brief illustrated guide to understanding Islam and the Qur'an
    http://www.islam-guide.com
    Islam information
    http://www.islam.com

    Chapter 11

    Al Ghazali's website
    http://www.ghazali.org
    Hafiz life and poetry
    http://www.hafizonlove.com

    Chapter 12

    Jewish Board of deputies
    http://www.nswjbd.org

    Chapter 13

    The Jewish encyclopedia
    http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com
    The Guide for the Perplexed by Moses Maimonides
    http://www.sacred-texts.com/jud/gfp/index.htm
    Jewish Ecological Coalition
    http://www.jeco.com.au
    The Jewish National Fund
    http://www.jnf.org
    Dayenu - Sydney's Jewish gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender group
    http://www.dayenu.org.au

    Chapter 14

    Celtic Druidism: History, beliefs, practices, myths and neopagan revival
    http://www.religioustolerance.org/druid.htm
    Egyptians: The most religious
    http://www.egypt-tehuti.com/religion.html
    Seeking Native American spirituality
    http://www.native-languages.org/religion.htm
    M?ori religion and spirituality by Edward Shortland (1882)
    http://www.sacred-texts.com/pac/mrm/index.htm
    The M?ori spirituality
    http://history-nz.org/maori6.html
    Lord of the Sky-King of the Earth: Zulu traditional religion and belief in the sky god by Irving Hex
    http://www.ucalgary.ca/~nurelweb/papers/irving/skyking.html
    African traditional religion
    http://www.afrikaworld.net/afrel
    Zoroastrianism: Founded by Zarathushtra
    http://www.religioustolerance.org/zoroastr.htm

    Chapter 15

    Friends (Quakers) and peace by Bill Samuel
    http://www.quakerinfo.com/quak_pce.shtml
    Network of Christian peace organisations
    http://ncpo.org.uk
    Information on the Al Qaeda Handbook
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Qaeda_Handbook

    Chapter 16

    The Theosophical Society in Australia
    http://www.austheos.org.au
    Center for studies on new religions
    http://www.cesnur.org
    The Raelian movement
    http://www.rael.org/message

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