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Patterns of Religion / Edition 2
     

Patterns of Religion / Edition 2

by Roger Schmidt
 

ISBN-10: 0534627412

ISBN-13: 9780534627416

Pub. Date: 06/08/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Six scholars speak with one voice in this engaging yet comprehensive presentation of the seven main traditions in world religion. Its ten chapters make it an ideal choice for courses in length from one quarter to one semester. Each chapter follows this organization: beliefs, practices, history, contemporary perspectives, and source readings. Supporting end-of

Overview

Six scholars speak with one voice in this engaging yet comprehensive presentation of the seven main traditions in world religion. Its ten chapters make it an ideal choice for courses in length from one quarter to one semester. Each chapter follows this organization: beliefs, practices, history, contemporary perspectives, and source readings. Supporting end-of -chapter material helps to frame the material and encourage further inquiry. Expertly written and constructed, this text offers unparalleled flexibility for instructors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534627416
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/08/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Studying Religion. 2. Ancient Spirituality. 3. Tribal Religions in Historical Times. 4. Hinduism. 5. Buddhism. 6. Taoism. 7. Confucianism. 8. Judaism. 9. Christianity. 10. Islam. Epilogue: Millennial Religions. Appendices: A: Jainism and Sikhism. B: Shinto. C: Web Sire of World Religions. Notes. INDEX.

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