The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes - Philippe Guillaume

The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes - Philippe Guillaume

2. What Is Religion?

The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes - Philippe Guillaume

David McConeghy [+-]
David McConeghy holds a PhD in religious studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. For a decade he taught religious ethics, world religions, and American religious history at colleges in California and Massachusetts. He now works as a freelance software developer in Greater Boston. He published “Narrating the USA’s Religious Pluralism: Escaping World Religions through Media” in After World Religions, Edited by Christopher R. Cotter and David G. Robertson (London: Routledge, 2016).

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Religion once described what Romans did to appease their gods. By the nineteenth century, “religion” became a catchall term to identify, compare and denigrate Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and others.

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McConeghy, David. 2. What Is Religion?. The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 6-8 Feb 2024. ISBN 9781800504523. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=45026. Date accessed: 15 Jun 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.45026. Feb 2024

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