This masterful survey of world religions presents a clear and concise portrait of the history, beliefs, and practices of Eastern and Western religions. The new edition contains added material and has been revised throughout. The authors, both respected scholars of world religions, have over fifty years of combined teaching experience. Their book is accessibly written for introductory classes, can be easily adapted for one- or two-semester courses, and presents a neutral approach for broad classroom use. Pedagogical aids include further reading suggestions, photographs, sidebars, and pronunciation guides. An 800-question bank of multiple-choice test questions is available to professors through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.
|Publisher:||Baker Publishing Group|
|Edition description:||2nd Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Thomas A. Robinson (PhD, McMaster University) is professor of religious studies and chair of the department at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. Hillary P. Rodrigues (PhD, McMaster University) is professor of religious studies, also at the University of Lethbridge.
Table of Contents
1. Studying World Religions
2. Ancient Religions
10. Chinese Religions
11. Japanese Religions
12. Other Religions and Major Religious Subgroups
Spelling Guide to Terminology