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History of the World's Religions

ISBN-10: 0205007554

ISBN-13: 9780205007554

Edition: 13th 2012

Authors: David S. Noss, Blake R. Grangaard

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A History of the World's Religions Shown Through Original Sources A History of the World's Religionsbridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from the original source materials. Refined by over forty years of dialogue and correspondence with religious experts and practitioners around the world,A History of the World's Religionsis widely regarded as the hallmark of scholarship, fairness, and accuracy in its field. It is also the most thorough yet manageable history of world religion available in a single volume, treating many subjects largely neglected in other texts. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning- MyReligionLabdelivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking- A wealth of integrated primary source passages quoted from sacred texts give students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details Engage Students- All source materials withinA History of the World's Religionsare accompanied by explanatory comments. In addition, helpful glossaries and bolded terms help enrich students’ understanding of the world’s major religions. Support Instructors- Teaching your course just got easier!  You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor’s Manual, Electronic “MyTest” Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides.PLUS, The book's depth, breadth, and organization frees instructors from having to cover everything in lectures, enabling them to select specific assignments and use class time for questions, discussion, and their own favorite materials.  Note:MyReligionLab does no come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyReligionLab, please visitwww.MyReligionLab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyReligionLab (VP ISBN-10: 0205007554, VP ISBN-13: 9780205007554)
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Book details

List price: $159.07
Edition: 13th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/17/2011
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 608
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Some Primal and Bygone Religions
Religion in Prehistoric and Primal Cultures
Bygone Religions That Have Left Their Mark on the West
the Religions of South Asia
Early Hinduism: the Passage from Ritual Sacrifice to Mystical Union
Later Hinduism: Religion as the Determinant of Social Behavior
Jainism: A Study in Asceticism
Buddhism in Its First Phase: Moderation in World Renunciation
The Religious Development of Buddhism: Diversity in Paths to Nirvana
Sikhism: A Study in Syncretism
the Religions of East Asia
Native Chinese Religion and Daoism
Confucius and Confucianism: A Study in Optimistic Humanism
Shinto: the Native Contribution to Japanese Religion
the Religions of the Middle East
Zoroastrianism: A Religion Based on Ethical Dualism
Judaism in Its Early Phases: From Hebrew Origins to the Exile
The Religious Development of Judaism
Christianity in Its Opening Phase: the Words and Work of Jesus in Apostolic Perspective
The Religious Development of Christianity
Islam: the Religion of Submission to God: Beginnings
The Sh `ah Alternative and Regional Developments
Glossary