World Religions (2nd Edition)
:This masterful survey of world religions presents a clear and concise portrait of the history, beliefs, and practices of Eastern and Western religions. The new edition contains added material and has been revised throughout. The authors, both respected scholars of...
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:This masterful survey of world religions presents a clear and concise portrait of the history, beliefs, and practices of Eastern and Western religions. The new edition contains added material and has been revised throughout. The authors, both respected scholars of world religions, have over fifty years of teaching experience combined. Their book is accessibly written for introductory classes, can be easily adapted for one- or two-semester courses, and presents a neutral approach for broad classroom use. Pedagogical aids include further reading suggestions, photographs, sidebars, and pronunciation guides. Useful resources for professors are available upon request, including over 250 PowerPoint/Keynote slides and a multiple-choice question database with over 800 questions.
Hillary Rodrigues (Ph.D., McMaster University, Hamilton) specializes in Hinduism. He is a professor in the Religious Studies department at the University of Lethbridge where he teaches courses in various Eastern Religions and in aspects of Asian philosophy and literature. He is the author of several scholarly articles and books including Ritual Worship of the Great Goddess, Insight and Religious Mind and with Thomas A. Robinson, A World Religions Reader.
Thomas A. Robinson (Ph.D., McMaster University, Hamilton) is a Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Lethbridge, and has done his major research in Turkey, having particular interest in the cities of western Asia Minor and the city of Antioch and the development of Christianity in the pre-Constantinian period. He has authored Greek Verb Endings: A Reverse Index and World Religions: A Guide to the Essentials.
- :<b>contents<br></b><br>1. Introduction<br>2. Ancient Religions<br><b>western Religions<br></b>3. Judaism<br>4. Christianity<br>5. Islam<br><b>eastern Religions<br></b>6. Hinduism<br>7. Buddhism<br>8. Jainism<br>9. Sikhism<br>10. Chinese Religions<br>11. Japanese Religions<br>12. Other Religions And Major Religious Subgroups<br>spelling Guide To Terminology<br>index