World Religions / Edition 5by Warren Matthews
Pub. Date: 02/28/2006
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Every chapter includes sections on the history and the "worldview" of each religion. Quotes and scriptures from different religious texts
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.
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION. 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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