Patterns of Religion

Patterns of Religion

by Roger Schmidt, G. Sager, J. Jackson, Zanca
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534506496

ISBN-13: 9780534506490

Pub. Date: 03/28/1999

Publisher: Wadsworth

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…  See more details below

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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:
9780534506490
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
707
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.45(h) x (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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