World Religions & Their Beliefs System
By Shiv Shanker Tiwary
Distributed by Coronet Books
Religion is belief in a supreme being or beings; belief in God or gods practiced through faith, obedience, prayer,and worship and specific system of belief about deity, often involving rituals, a code of ethics, and a philosophy of life. Religion is more than just a belef in a deity and a way of life.
There are thousands of religions but eight major ones in our world are Buddhism, CHristianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Shinto, and Taoism. Each of the others bases faith on the life or teachings of specific individuals. There are as many different types of religion as there are different types of people. For many people, religion is an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, practices, and worship involving one supreme God or Deity. Other peoples religions involve a number of different gods. Some people's religions has no specific God or gods to be worshiped.
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