Humanistic Tradition,Book 2: Medieval Europe and the World Beyond / Edition 3

Humanistic Tradition,Book 2: Medieval Europe and the World Beyond / Edition 3

by Gloria K. Fiero
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697340694

ISBN-13: 9780697340696

Pub. Date: 02/01/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Beginning with the birth of Christianity and of Buddhism,the second book of The Humanistic Tradition offers a wide-ranging look at the period from 0-1300 C. E. The book addresses the interaction between religion and culture in emerging Islamic societies while also drawing on art,music,literature,and architecture to draw a vivid portrait of life in Medieval Europe.

Overview

Beginning with the birth of Christianity and of Buddhism,the second book of The Humanistic Tradition offers a wide-ranging look at the period from 0-1300 C. E. The book addresses the interaction between religion and culture in emerging Islamic societies while also drawing on art,music,literature,and architecture to draw a vivid portrait of life in Medieval Europe. It concludes with a discussion of the art and culture of medieval Asia - India,China,and Japan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697340696
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

BOOK 2: MEDIEVAL EUROPE AND THE WORLD BEYOND
Part I: The Shaping of the Middle Ages
Chapter 8: A Flowering of Faith: Christianity and Buddhism
The Background to Christianity / 2.1 From Apuleius: Initiation into the Cult of Isis / The Message of Jesus / 2.2 From the Gospel of Matthew / The Teachings of Paul / 2.3 From Paul: Epistle to the Church in Rome / The Spread of Christianity / Buddhism and the Message of the Budda / 2.4 From the Buddha: Sermon at Benares and Sermon on Abuse / The Spread of Buddhism
Chapter 9: The Language of Faith: Symbolism and the Arts
The Christian Identity / 2.5 The Nicene Creed / 2.6 Saint Ambrose: "Ancient Morning Hymn" / 2.7 From Saint Augustine: Confessions / 2.8 From Saint Augustine: City of God Against The Pagans / The Buddhist Identity /
Chapter 10: The Islamic World: Religion and Culture
The religion of Islam / 2.9 From the Quran / Islamic Culture / 2.10 Secular Islamic Poems/ 2.11 Rumi's Poems/ 2.12 From The Thousand and One Nights
(and more...)

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