Religious Autobiographies

Religious Autobiographies

by Gary L. Comstock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534187803

ISBN-13: 9780534187804

Pub. Date: 08/28/1994

Publisher: Wadsworth

Gary L. Comstock's Religious Autobiographies moves beyond presenting the major religions as abstract worldviews. By documenting stories from people representing a diverse and multicultural cross-section of religions, this intriguing text portrays religion as a lived experience. It is the only religious anthology now available that carefully balances the powerful…  See more details below

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Gary L. Comstock's Religious Autobiographies moves beyond presenting the major religions as abstract worldviews. By documenting stories from people representing a diverse and multicultural cross-section of religions, this intriguing text portrays religion as a lived experience. It is the only religious anthology now available that carefully balances the powerful voices of both men and women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534187804
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
08/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
375
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Foreword
Pt. 1About Religious Autobiography1
Ch. 1What Is Religious Autobiography2
Author's Autobiography4
Ch. 2What Is Religion?23
Pt. 2Religious Autobiographies43
Ch. 3Lakota Sioux44
Mary Crow Dog47
John Fire Lame Deer61
Ch. 4Druidry76
Philip Carr-Gomm81
Emma Restall Orr99
Ch. 5Hinduism116
Gopi Krishna121
Shudha Mazumdar137
Ch. 6Zen Buddhism152
Thich Nhat Hanh157
Satomi Myodo176
Ch. 7Creation Spirituality192
Matthew Fox198
Layne Redmond222
Ch. 8Judaism241
Judith Magyar Isaacson248
Samuel Heilman263
Ch. 9Honduran Catholicism279
Padre Carney283
Elvia Alvarado299
Ch. 10African-American Protestantism315
Benjamin E. Mays321
Bessie Jones337
Ch. 11Islam352
Jalal Al-e Ahmad360
Zaynab al-Ghazali376

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