A World Religions Reader

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  • Author : Ian S. Markham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 408 pages
  • ISBN : 1119357098
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Download or Read online A World Religions Reader full in PDF, ePub and kindle. this book written by Ian S. Markham and published by John Wiley & Sons which was released on 18 February 2020 with total page 408 pages. We cannot guarantee that A World Religions Reader book is available in the library, click Get Book button and read full online book in your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile whenever and wherever You Like. A comprehensive and accessible textbook which explores the traditions and beliefs of the world’s living religions – the fully updated and revised new edition The World Religions Reader is an inclusive, student-friendly examination of the history, teaching, practices, and appeal of the world’s major religions. Covering both the fundamentals and complexities of each religious tradition, this popular textbook brings together significant texts from scriptures and scholars, as well as writings from philosophers and other significant thinkers throughout history. Students are provided with an introduction and overview of the tradition, taken through its primary texts, and presented with a text which seeks to persuade the student of the tradition’s merits. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to be even more accessible for students new to interreligious engagement and to reflect current trends and developments in religions worldwide. Every chapter opens with a substantial overview which orients the new student and then flows into a carefully chosen set of texts - a regular textbook is now combined with a Reader. New content examines areas such as the Rastafarian tradition, while revised chapters cover secular humanism and indigenous and emerging religious traditions. The methodology of the book focuses on an empathetic approach – representing each tradition from the perspective of a conventional adherent – enabling students to develop understanding of each tradition and appreciate similarities and differences in their most typical forms. Invites students to study each tradition from the perspective of a follower, aiming to understand why the tradition is popular and powerful Explores representative passages, world-views, rituals and institutions, ethical expressions and modern outlooks for each religion Features discussions of interfaith perspectives on the role of women in religious traditions and the impact of world events and politics on interfaith communication Encourages students to consider questions of truth, the relation of religion and society, and the changing nature of a tradition in the modern world Includes a complete set of pedagogical tools and instructor resources, including end-of-chapter fact sheets, topic summaries, key term sections, and essay and discussion questions The World Religions Reader, Fourth Edition is an ideal textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in religion, especially for liberal arts and non-affiliated colleges, as well as general readers wishing to increase their knowledge of the world’s religious traditions.

A World Religions Reader

A World Religions Reader
  • Author : Ian S. Markham,Christy Lohr Sapp
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 18 February 2020
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A comprehensive and accessible textbook which explores the traditions and beliefs of the world’s living religions – the fully updated and revised new edition The World Religions Reader is an inclusive, student-friendly examination of the history, teaching, practices, and appeal of the world’s major religions. Covering both the fundamentals and complexities of each religious tradition, this popular textbook brings together significant texts from scriptures and scholars, as well as writings from philosophers and other significant thinkers throughout history. Students

A World Religions Reader

A World Religions Reader
  • Author : Ian S. Markham
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release : 30 January 1996
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This Reader brings together primary material from the major religions of the world. It combines passages from the scriptures with classic statements from major thinkers and institutions and includes the words of John Lennon and Martin Luther King. To enable cross-religious comparison, each chapter is organized around five headings: The Religious Mind, World Views, Institutions and Rituals, Ethical Expression (with a special emphasis on the role of women), and Modern Outlook (including a text that describes a conversion, or defense

World Religions Reader

World Religions Reader
  • Author : Thomas Robinson,Hillary Rodrigues
  • Publisher : ROBINEST
  • Release : 13 December 2020
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Designed as an introductory reader for a World Religions course, this eBook provides key texts from Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Shintoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, along with a chapter on ancient religions of the Mediterranean and Mesopotamian worlds. There are 125 passages, 33 symbols, 22 photos, 10 Quick Facts pages, 7 audio clips, and links to hundreds of audio files of technical terms related to the study of religion. Each textual selection has an introduction and footnotes to help the reader understand the

The World s Religions

The World s Religions
  • Author : Arvind Sharma
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release : 01 October 2010
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This wide-ranging reader combines some of the best and most valuable contemporary perspectives from leading and significant writers, teachers, and thinkers who together address critical challenges and opportunities for the world's religions in a post 9/11 world. Edited by Arvind Sharma and organized by topic, the essays in this reader consider broad questions such as, What influence does religion have on contemporary life? The thematic arrangement of topics includes diverse religious perspectives on: war, terror, peace, human rights, pluralism, diversity, gender,

A World Religions Reader

A World Religions Reader
  • Author : Ian S. Markham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 26 May 2009
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Providing a comprehensive exploration of the teachings and beliefs of the world?s living faiths, the third edition of this popular book has been revised and updated to reflect the vibrant role religion plays in the twenty-first century. The World Religions Reader: Explores the unique nature of various faiths by introducing their traditions and rituals, ethical dimensions, and modern expressions Combines excerpts from sacred texts with reflections from a range of classic and contemporary thinkers - from the Bhagavad Gita

Eastern Religions Reader

Eastern Religions Reader
  • Author : Hillary Rodrigues,John Harding,Thomas Robinson
  • Publisher : ROBINEST
  • Release : 13 December 2020
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Designed as an introductory reader for an Eastern Religions course, this eBook provides key texts for illustrating the eastern religious traditions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Daoism, and Shintoism). There are 41 passages from religious writings, 15 symbols, 7 Quick Facts charts, 20 photos, 4 audio clips of chants and music, and links to hundreds of audio files of technical terms related to the eastern religious traditions. Each selection has an introduction and footnotes to help the reader understand the context of the passage. This

Discovering World Religions

Discovering World Religions
  • Author : Gabriel J. Gomes
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 01 July 2012
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In Discovering World Religions, author Gabriel J. Gomes provides a comprehensive overview of a wide range of world religions, including Native American, African traditional, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and more.

Western Religions Reader

Western Religions Reader
  • Author : Thomas A. Robinson,James Linville,Atif Khalil,Kevin MvGeough
  • Publisher : ROBINEST
  • Release : 19 November 2020
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Designed as an introductory reader for a Western Religions course, this eBook provides key texts for illustrating the western religious traditions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam), with a background chapter on ancient religions of the Mediterranean and Mesopotamian worlds. There are 46 passages, 17 symbols, 3 Quick Facts pages, 3 audio clips (the shofar, the Gregorian chant, and the Muslim call to prayer), and links to about 200 audio files of technical terms related to the western religious traditions. Each selection has an introduction and footnotes to

The World s Wisdom

The World s Wisdom
  • Author : Philip Novak
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 11 October 2011
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A world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and primal religion sources! In this perfect companion to Huston Smith's bestselling The World's Wisdom, Philip Novak distills the most powerful and elegant expressions of the wisdom of humankind. Authentic, poetic translations of key texts are coupled with insightful introductions and "grace notes."

Encountering Religion

Encountering Religion
  • Author : Ian S. Markham,Tinu Ruparell
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release : 02 January 2001
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This comprehensive, user-friendly text introduces students to the principal world faiths. This text is cross-referenced to and can be used in conjunction with Markham's World Religions Reader, Second Edition as a complete teaching package for comparative religion courses.