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A World Religions Reader (2nd Ed)

Ian S Markham (Ed)
A World Religions Reader (2nd Ed)

A World Religions Reader (2nd Ed)

Ian S Markham (Ed)

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This Reader, now in its revised second edition, combines passages from the scriptures with classic statements from major thinkers and institutions, ranging from the Bhagavad Gita to John Lennon and Martin Luther King.

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About "A World Religions Reader (2nd Ed)"

This Reader, now in its revised second edition, combines passages from the scriptures with classic statements from major thinkers and institutions, ranging from the Bhagavad Gita to John Lennon and Martin Luther King.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Ian S Markham (Ed)

Ian S. Markham (Ph.D., University of Exeter) is the Dean and President of Virginia Theological Seminary and Professor of Theology and Ethics. He is the author of numerous books, including: Encountering Religion (2000); A Theology of Engagement (2003); Do Morals Matter? (2006); Understanding Christian Doctrine (2007); A World Religions Reader, 3rd edn (2009), and the 2-volume reference work, The Blackwell Companion to the Theologians (2009), all published by Wiley-Blackwell.

Table Of Contents

  • Preface To The Second Edition. Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Purpose
  • And Method. The Purpose. Defining Religion. Competing Methodologies.
  • Defending This Approach. Use In The Classroom. 2. Secular Humanism. The
  • Secular Mind. World Views. Ethical Expression. Modern Expression. Fact
  • Sheets: A Selected Summary Of Beliefs. Historical Highlights. Key Terms.
  • Revision Questions. Comparative Questions. 3. Hinduism. The Hindu Mind.
  • World Views. Ethical Expression. Modern Expression. Fact Sheets: A
  • Selected Summary Of Beliefs. Historical Highlights. Hindu Months. Major
  • Festivals. Key Terms. Revision Questions. Comparative Questions. 4.
  • Buddhism. The Buddhist Mind. World Views. Ethical Expression. Modern
  • Expression. Fact Sheets: A Selected Summary Of Beliefs. Historical
  • Highlights. Major Festivals. Key Terms. Revision Questions. Comparative
  • Questions. 5. Chinese Religion. The Chinese Mind. World Views. Ethical
  • Expression. Modern Expression. Fact Sheets: A Selected Summary Of Beliefs.
  • Historical Highlights. Major Festivals. Key Terms. Revision Questions.
  • Comparative Questions. 6. Shintoism. The Shinto Mind. World Views. Ethical
  • Expression. Modern Expression. Fact Sheets: A Selected Summary Of Beliefs.
  • Historical Highlights. Major Festivals. Key Terms. Revision Questions.
  • Comparative Questions. 7. Judaism. The Jewish Mind. World Views. Ethical
  • Expression. Modern Expression. Fact Sheets: A Selected Summary Of Beliefs.
  • Historical Highlights. Major Festivals. Key Terms. Revision Questions.
  • Comparative Questions. 8. Christianity. The Christian Mind. World Views.
  • Ethical Expression. Modern Expression. Fact Sheets: A Selected Summary Of
  • Beliefs. Historical Highlights. Major Festivals. Key Terms. Revision
  • Questions. Comparative Questions. 9. Islam. The Islamic Mind. World Views.
  • Ethical Expression. Modern Expression. Fact Sheets: A Selected Summary Of
  • Beliefs. Historical Highlights. Major Festivals. Key Terms. Revision
  • Questions. Comparative Questions. 10. Sikhism. The Sikh Mind. World Views.
  • Ethical Expression. Modern Expression. Fact Sheets: A Selected Summary Of
  • Beliefs. Historical Highlights. Sikh Month. Major Festivals. Key Terms.
  • Revision Questions. Comparative Questions. Worldwide Adherents Of All
  • Religions By Six Continental Areas, Mid-1997.

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  • Catalogue Code 165308
  • Product Code 0631215190
  • EAN 9780631215196
  • Pages 400
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Dec 1999
  • Dimensions 244 x 172 x 28 mm
  • Weight 0.743kg

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