Religion is a system of beliefs, symbols, and ritual practices which attempts to understand, and to commune with, the invisible forces behind nature. All religions have myths, stories which explain the origins of the cosmos, the realm of he god or gods, and appropriate human response. These become solidified through ritual and symbols. The interest and impact of the various religions of the world is immeasurable. For centuries, religions have influenced civilization in its art, politics and culture.
Now, this series of lectures by Dr. Elizabeth McNamer will take you to the heart of the major religious traditions. Through her insightful and scholarly perceptions, world religions, are made understandable and easily accessible. The Heart of It: World Religions offers a survey of the nine religions that have shaped the world as we know it today. Download and start listening now!