The Five Major World Religions

by Chuck May

Overview

Historically, people have recognized five major religions. Out of these five major religions have come hundreds of sects and cults. The five major religions are: Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam. There are two purposes of this study book. They are: (1) to summarize the history and beliefs of each of these five major religions and (2) to give an evaluation of each of these beliefs as to their truthfulness and consistency. After completing this study, the student of this book should have a general knowledge of what each of these systems teaches on subjects like the nature of God, salvation, the nature of man, sin, and other basic religious thought.