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Patterns of Religion

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ISBN-10: 0534627412

ISBN-13: 9780534627416

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Roger Schmidt, Gene Sager, Gerald Carney, Albert Charles Muller, Kenneth J. Zanca

List price: $218.95
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Eight scholars speak with one voice in this engaging yet comprehensive presentation of the seven main traditions in world religion. Organized in ten chapters, this text is an ideal choice for courses in length from one quarter to one semester. Each chapter follows this organization: history, beliefs, practices, contemporary perspectives, and source readings. Supporting end-of -chapter material helps to frame the material and encourage further inquiry. Expertly written and constructed, this text offers unparalleled flexibility for instructors.
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Book details

List price: $218.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/8/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 486
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Roger Schmidt was most recently chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Hsi Lai University (Rosemead, Ca.), a university grounded in Buddhist traditions and values. He is a graduate of the University of Redlands and the Claremont Graduate School. He taught philosophy and religion for thirty years at San Bernardino Valley College and Crafton College, retiring as a professor emeritus in 1993. A prolific scholar and researcher, he continues to explore religious traditions in Asia and beyond.

Preface
Studying World Religions
Ancient Religions
Indigenous Religions
Hinduism
Buddhism
Taoism
Confucianism
Judaism
Christianity
Islam
Appendices: A
Shinto
Web Sire of World Religions
Notes
Index