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Religions of the World, CourseSmart eTextbook, 11th Edition

By Lewis M. Hopfe, Mark R. Woodward

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 1, 2008

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For introductory courses in world religions., comparative religions or introduction to religion.

 

Conceived for students with little or no background in the academic study of religions, Religions of the World offers the most broad coverage of world religions supported by primary source documents, coverage of religions as they exist today, and integrated media resources.

 

In preparing the eleventh  edition of  Religions of the World, Mark Woodward drew on his experience in teaching an introductory course on the religions of the world to thousands of undergraduates over the last two decades, living and working in Buddhist, Muslim and Chinese cultures for extended periods and on conversations with friends and colleagues in the Arizona Native American community.  In this edition, he has edited the text closely for clarity and readability and made other changes to keep it up to date and accurate including updating all sections on religion today for each tradition. Religions of the World  is comprehensive, readable, and engaging for all students.

Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

 

1 Basic Religions and World Religions 

 

2 Native American Religions

 

3 African Religions

 

RELIGIONS ORIGINATING IN INDIA

 

4 Hinduism

 

5 Jainism

 

6 Buddhism

 

7 Sikhism

 

RELIGIONS ORIGINATING IN CHINA AND JAPAN

 

8 Chinese Religions

 

9 Shinto

 

RELIGIONS ORIGINATING IN THE MIDDLE EAST

 

10 Zoroastrianism

 

11 Judaism

 

12 Christianity

 

13 Islam

 

14 Baha’i

 

GLOSSARY

 

CREDITS

 

INDEX

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$54.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-68975-0