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Living Religions: A Brief Introduction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Mary Pat Fisher

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 11, 2011

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For courses in World Religions, Comparative Religions, or Introduction to Religion.


Living Religions: A Brief Introduction 2/e provides an updated and concise introduction to what is living and significant in the religions of the modern world. This survey explores the historical development and teachings of traditional faiths, indigenous religions and new religious movements, and considers how the contemporary beliefs and practices of each of these traditions have evolved.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Religious Responses

Chapter 2: Indigenous Sacred Ways  

Chapter 3: Hinduism  

Chapter 4: Jainism  

Chapter 5: Buddhism  

Chapter 6: Daoism and Confucianism  

Chapter 7: Shinto and Zoroastrianism

Chapter 8: Judaism  

Chapter 9: Christianity  

Chapter 10: Islam  

Chapter 11: Sikhism  

Chapter 12: Religion in a New Era



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$35.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-22979-6