The Role of Religion in History

The Role of Religion in History

by George Walsh

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ISBN-13: 9781412855846
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 06/30/2015
Pages: 205
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

George Walsh taught philosophy and the history of religion at Horbart and William Smith colleges. He was professor emeritus at Salisbury State University. Among other publications, he translated and edited The Phenomenology of the Social World by Alfred Schutz.

Table of Contents

Preface

Part I: Rise of the Two Major Forms of Religion

1 Introduction: The Nature of Religion and Primitive Religions
2 Religions of the Indian Tradition
3 Judaism and Christianity
4 Islam

Part II: Ethos of the Judeo-Christian Tradition

5 Judaism and Its World Outlook
6 Christianity and Its World Outlook
7 The Ethical, Political, and Economic Teaching of the Judeo-Christian Tradition
8 The Sexual Ethics of the Judeo-Christian Tradition

Selective Bibliography

Index

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