Religions of the World

Religions of the World

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For introductory courses in World Religions.Widely adopted for its accessible style and comprehensive, yet concise, presentation, this best-selling introduction to world religions is ideal for students with no previous exposure to the subject. It offers accurate, comparative descriptions of a broad range of religions. In addition to background material on religious theory and study, this text explores living religions in terms of the historical and cultural factors that produced them, the lives of their founders, their basic teachings, and their historical development and current status in the world. Primary source readings with specific representative samples are provided in each chapter.show more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 177.8 x 235 x 19.1mm | 648.65g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 8th Revised edition
  • 0130282545
  • 9780130282545

Table of contents

BASIC RELIGIONS. 1. Characteristics of Basic Religions. 2. Native American Religions. 3. African Religions. RELIGIONS ORIGINATING IN INDIA. 4. Hinduism. 5. Jainism. 6. Buddhism. 7. Sikhism. RELIGIONS ORIGINATING IN CHINA AND JAPAN. 8. Chinese Religions. 9. Shinto. RELIGIONS ORIGINATING IN THE MIDDLE EAST. 10. Zoroastrianism. 11. Judaism. 12. Christianity. 13. Islam. 14. Baha'i. Glossary. Credits. Index.show more

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