World Religions (with InfoTrac) / Edition 4

World Religions (with InfoTrac) / Edition 4

by Warren Matthews, Alfred Warren Matthews
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534527620

ISBN-13: 9780534527624

Pub. Date: 07/14/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Presenting both the histories and the prevalent worldviews of the major world religions, Matthews' WORLD RELIGIONS methodically introduces students to the richness and diversity of these traditions. This text combines insightful, engaging prose with maps, photographs, timelines, excerpts from sacred texts, and other helpful pedagogical aids, to employ a scholarly

Overview

Presenting both the histories and the prevalent worldviews of the major world religions, Matthews' WORLD RELIGIONS methodically introduces students to the richness and diversity of these traditions. This text combines insightful, engaging prose with maps, photographs, timelines, excerpts from sacred texts, and other helpful pedagogical aids, to employ a scholarly approach that neither shields students from current research nor encumbers them with it. Students are encouraged, individually and collectively, to pursue their own dialogues with the voices and nuances of these religions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534527624
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/14/2003
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.66(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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