Abstract religion is an important topic to understand in cross-cultural psychology more theorizing and empirical work has gone into western religions than eastern religions we briefly review work on cultural differences among western religious groups, using the framework of individualism and collectivism such work. There are two basic kinds of religions in the world: eastern and western the main differences between hinduism and christianity are typical of the differences between eastern and western religions in general here are some examples: hinduism is pantheistic, not theistic the doctrine that god created the world out of. In this article from 1996, professor per-arne berglie compares scientology with religions of the east and west dr berglie points out that every religious tradition on earth was once considered new, implying that the difference between new religions and older ones may be simply a matter of time and social acceptance. Some have success without being religious others are constant losers, despite their religious dedication eastern religions explain these differences as a result of previous lives, good or bad, which bear their fruits in the present one through the action of karma therefore reincarnation seems to be a perfect way of punishing. Religion is an important topic to understand in cross-cultural psychology more theorizing and empirical work has gone into western religions than eastern religions we briefly review work on cultural differences among western religious groups, using the framework of individualism and collectivism. It is simply impossible to list all varieties of religion1 as we as a species have created an almost infinite variety of religious and transcendental ideas items in lower case italics are classes of religion and not actual religions for example, theism is any religion that contains god(s), and polytheism is a form. The eastern religions are the religions originating in east, south and southeast asia and thus having dissimilarities with western religions this includes the east asian religions (taoism and confucianism), indian religions (hinduism and buddhism) as well as animistic indigenous religions this east-west religious. Western religions are not driven so much by certain principles and ideals, rather everyday good and bad behavior to reach heaven there are many differences in eastern and western religions that are fitting to different people across the world the commonality is that there is faith of some form in the belief.
The similarities between eastern and western philosophy are greater than any differences cited by modern-day writers and lecturers on the topic the popular writer sankara saranam, author of the book god without religion, is one example of this when he claims that eastern philosophy is concerned with general. Eastern religions and christianity- introduction religions from the east are moving west at an alarming rate so today, like never before, all of us need to know exactly what sets christianity apart from eastern philosophy and thought eastern religions and christianity- exclusive from. Introduction: it's no secret that religions, doctrines, and dogmas from the eastern world are making a substantive impact in the contemporary west this is almost certainly due to online cross border/culture communication, via television, and a host of other modern technologies that have shrunk the globe. This article also takes seriously hubbard's vague but frequent allusions to similarities between scientology and eastern religions it carefully considers worth pointing out, however, is that not all researchers have shared my skepticism concerning comparisons between scientology and meditational hinduism roy wallis.
In the following analysis, using one of several common religious categorizations, we compare the eastern religions with the western ones on many points of belief the eastern religions are hinduism, jainism, buddhism and sikhism the western religions are judaism, zoroastrianism, christianity and islam we can see. Shunyamurti describes the differences between the western and eastern approaches of the spiritual journey, how they were each adapted to the ego structure that was prevalent in their cultures, highlighting the difference between sin and avidya (ignorance) and the importance for the western ego to. Choose up to three religionsfaiths and compare their beliefs, rituals, and history the side by side lens allows you to create an easy to read comparison chart for up to three differing religious traditions select your the first split occurred between the byzantine church (eastern) and the roman church (western.
Relatively few orthodox or catholic adults in central and eastern europe say they regularly attend worship services, pray often or consider religion central to their lives for example, a median of just 10% of orthodox christians across the region say they go to church on a weekly basis indeed, compared. One major difference would be the relationship to atheism when we say ' western' religion we are usually referring to the abrahamic traditions of judaism, christianity, and islam the oldest of these, judaism, tends to be the most tolerant of athe.
It's said that east and west can never meet up as they differ in history, religion, political system and so on differences are clearly seen in eastern and western ways to deal with education eastern world refers to nations in the asia and middle east whereas western world refers to north and south america,.
The comparison and contrast of daoism and jainism - introduction throughout history, family events that occur the same time from generation to generation are considered convictions or religions religions are developed from all areas of the world with specific guidelines and values to lead a balanced spiritual life. Comparing eastern and western religions during a time when no vehicles existed or any type of technology, there was religion this was part of the pre- modern times depending upon what part of the world you are from depends on what type of religion you are likely to encounter this also determines.
Distilling a religion down to nine core beliefs provides a clear window into the essential perspectives within it once those perspectives are known, comparisons can be made between religions, making similarities and differences readily apparent here we provide three such comparisons: eastern and western hindu and. Comparing eastern and western religions eastern religions: hinduism ( advaita vedanta) and buddhism western (abrahamic) religions: judaism, christianity, islam on what there is eastern religions western religions monism (one kind of reality), dualism (two kinds of reality, material and. Three of the world's major religions -- the monotheist traditions of judaism, christianity, and islam -- were all born in the middle east and are all inextricably linked to one another christianity was born from within the jewish tradition, and islam developed from both christianity and judaism while there have been differences.