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World Religions


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A concise, balanced, and reasonably priced introductory text, World Religions takes a historical approach to the ideological and cultural aspects of several religions. More than just a collection of facts about beliefs and mores, this unique text offers students a complex portrait of each religion, with scholarly viewpoints interspersed throughout.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Study of World Religions
PART ONE: RELIGIONS OF THE PAST
Prehistoric Religion
Egyptian Religion
Mesopotamian Religion
Greek Religion
Roman Religion
Mayan and Aztec Religion
PART TWO: RELIGIONS OF ORAL PEOPLE
African Religions
American Indian Religions
PART THREE RELIGIONS OF INDIA
Hinduism
Buddhism
Jainism
Sikhism
PART FOUR RELIGIONS OF THE FAR EAST
Taoism and Confucianism
Shinto
PART FIVE: RELIGIONS OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Zoroastrianism
Judaism
Christianity
Islam
Baha'i
PART SIX: MODERN ALTERNATIVE RELIGIONS
New Synchrenistic Groups
Religions: A Comparison

Portrait

S. A. NIGOSIAN, a research associate at Victoria College of the University of Toronto, Canada, has been teaching in the Religion Department for over twenty-five years. His most recent publications include: Islam: Its History, Teaching, and Practices (2004), From Ancient Writings to Sacred Texts: The Old Testament and Apocrypha (2004), and The Zoroastrian Faith: Tradition and Modern Research (1993). His articles on Near Eastern Religions and the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament are published frequently in professional journals such as Studies in Religion, Journal of Asian and African Studies, Theological Review, Vetus Testamentum, Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses, and Biblica.
EAN: 9780312442378
ISBN: 0312442378
Untertitel: A Historical Approach. 4th Revised edition. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Macmillan Education
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2008
Seitenanzahl: 576 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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