For one/two-semester courses in World Religions; and Comparative Religions and Introduction to Religion courses.This clearly written survey of the modern religious world explores the development, doctrines, and practices of today's major faiths-both traditional and modern religious movements. Sensitive and thought-provoking, it explores contemporary socio-political issues such as religion and materialism, the role of women, and fundamentalism. The extensive illustrations bring each religion to life, emphasizing the personal consciousness of believers.
- Paperback | 512 pages
- 193 x 236.2 x 22.9mm | 1,011.52g
- 09 Dec 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
1. The Religious Response. 2. Indigenous Sacred Ways. 3. Hinduism. 4. Jainism. 5. Buddhism. 6. Taoism and Confucianism. 7. Shinto. 8. Judaism. 9. Christianity. 10. Islam. 11. Sikhism. 12. New Religious Movements. 13. Religion in the Twenty-First Century. Glossary. Index.