A Study Companion to Introduction to World Religions

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Designed to support student's use of Christopher Partridge's, Introduction to World Religions, "A Companion to Introduction to World Religions" contains a wide array of study and research aids. Summaries, biographies, key terms, questions, readings, and research aids are collected into one convenient volume for student use.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800698874
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

For the Instructor: How to Use This Guide v

For the Student: How to Use This Guide vii

Pre-Test Assessment ix

Part 1 Understanding Religion 1

Summary 1

Key Personalities 1

Primary Source Readings 8

Key Terms 10

Questions for Study and Discussion 11

Questions for Reflection 11

Selected Web Resources 12

Part 2 Religions of Antiquity 13

Summary 13

Key Personalities 14

Primary Source Readings 16

Key Terms 25

Questions for Study and Discussion 25

Questions for Reflection 25

Selected Web Resources 26

Part 3 Indigenous Religions 27

Summary 27

Key Traditions 27

Primary Source Readings 29

Key Terms 34

Annotated Bibliography 34

Questions for Study and Discussion 35

Questions for Reflection 35

Selected Web Resources 36

Part 4 Hinduism 37

Summary 37

Key Personalities 38

Primary Source Readings 40

Key Terms 50

Questions for Study and Discussion 51

Questions for Reflection 51

Selected Web Resources 52

Part 5 Jainism 53

Summary 53

Key Personalities 54

Primary Source Readings 55

Key Terms 61

Questions for Study and Discussion 61

Questions for Reflection 62

Selected Web Resources 62

Part 6 Buddhism 63

Summary 63

Key Personalities 64

Primary Source Readings 64

Key Terms 66

Questions for Study and Discussion 67

Questions for Reflection 68

Selected Web Resources 68

Part 7 Sikhism 69

Summary 69

Key Personalities 70

Primary Source Readings 71

Key Terms 76

Questions for Study and Discussion 76

Questions for Reflection 77

Selected Web Resources 77

Part 8 Zoroastrianism 78

Summary 78

Key Personalities 79

Primary Source Readings 79

Key Terms 81

Questions for Study and Discussion 81

Questions for Reflection 81

Selected Web Resources 82

Part 9 Judaism 83

Summary 83

Key Personalities 84

Primary Source Readings 86

Key Terms 94

Questions for Study and Discussion 96

Questions for Reflection 96

Selected Web Resources 97

Part 10 Christianity 98

Summary 98

Key Personalities 99

Primary Source Readings 100

Key Terms 106

Questions for Study and Discussion 107

Questions for Reflection 108

Selected Web Resources 108

Part 11 Islam 109

Summary 109

Key Personalities 110

Primary Source Readings 111

Key Terms 117

Questions for Study and Discussion 119

Questions for Reflection 120

Selected Web Resources 120

Part 12 The Religions of East Asia 121

Summary 121

Key Personalities 122

Primary Source Readings 123

Key Terms 127

Questions for Study and Discussion 128

Questions for Reflection 128

Selected Web Resources 129

Part 13 The Bahá'í Faith 130

Summary 130

Key Personalities 131

Primary Source Readings 131

Key Terms 134

Questions for Study and Discussion 134

Questions for Reflection 135

Selected Web Resources 135

Part 14 Religions in Today's World 136

Summary 136

Key Personalities 137

Key Terms 138

Questions for Study and Discussion 139

Questions for Reflection 139

Selected Web Resources 140

A Short Guide to Writing Research Papers on World Religions 141

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