World Religions / Edition 5

World Religions / Edition 5

by Warren Matthews
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495007099

ISBN-13: 9780495007098

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Combining sound scholarship with clarity, this text takes students on a journey of discovery, introducing the profound ideas and practices of religions around the world, form the Americas and Africa, India, China, and Japan.
Every chapter includes sections on the history and the "worldview" of each religion. Quotes and scriptures from different religious texts

Overview

Combining sound scholarship with clarity, this text takes students on a journey of discovery, introducing the profound ideas and practices of religions around the world, form the Americas and Africa, India, China, and Japan.
Every chapter includes sections on the history and the "worldview" of each religion. Quotes and scriptures from different religious texts appear throughout. Maps, timelines, photos and a running glossary to assist student comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495007098
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. PART ONE: RELIGIONS OF TRIBES AND CITY- STATES. 1. Religions of the Americas. 2. Religions of Africa. PART TWO: RELIGIONS ARISING IN INDIA. 3. Hinduism. 4. Buddhism. 5. Jainism and Sikhism. PART THREE: RELIGIONS OF CHINA AND JAPAN. 6. China and Japan. PART FOUR: RELIGIONS THAT INFLUENCED EAST AND WEST. 7. Ancient Religions of Iraq and Iran. PART FIVE: RELIGIONS OF THE FAMILY OF ABRAHAM. 8. Judaism. 9. Christianity. 10. Islam.

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