Based on the bestselling two-volume World Religions: Eastern and Western Traditions, A Concise Introduction to World Religions, Third Edition. A concise introduction to world religions / edited by Willard G. Oxtoby & Alan F. View the summary of this work. Bookmark: Ideal for a one-semester course, this new text–based on the two-volume introduction published in and edited by Willard G. Oxtoby–covers the major world.
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A concise introduction to world religions
Publisher description Table of contents only openlibrary. You may have already requested this item. Amritpal rated it it was ok Jan 16, WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Mar 04, Daniel rated it really liked it Shelves: Based on the bestselling two-volume World Religions: Segal Balances historical and contemporary coverage by offering students a solid grounding in the foundation of each tradition while also exploring the role that each tradition plays in contemporary society and the challenges that it faces Excerpts from sacred texts, prayers, or hymns in each chapter include passages from the Bible, the Qur’an, the Dhammapada, the Bhagavad Gita, the Adi Granth, the Book of Mormon, and a Baha’i prayer Coverage of new religions and movements Ch.
Their use in speaking of Buddhism will only leave students with the wrong impressions about Buddhist doctrine. The book could use a bit of copy-editing for its next edition — hey, Oxford, check those dates for Joan of Arc’s lif As with some of the other textbooks on my “read” shelf, there is a caveat with this one: The book could use a bit of copy-editing for its next edition — hey, Oxford, check those dates for Joan of Arc’s life — it is, overall, a fine overview of the world’s major religions.
A glossary, tables of basic facts, maps, timelines, ijtroduction of key geographical sites, questions, introxuction further readings are also included.
It was a text book for a summer religions course while in college. Mitchell and Sarah H. Each chapter is structured in the rsligions format–in order to facilitate comparative analysis–opening with a “Tradition at a Glance” feature that provides basic details about the tradition in outline form.
Clarence rated it liked it Apr 19, About the Author s The late Willard G.
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Each chapter is structured inhroduction the same format–in order to facilitate comparative analysis–opening with a “Tradition at a Glance” feature that provides basic details about the tradition in outline form. Finding libraries that hold this item Oxtobythe original oxyoby of this work, was Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, where he launched the graduate program in the study of religion.
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A Concise Introduction to World Religions
Remember me on this computer. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Indigenous Traditions, Ken Derry 3. Sikh Traditions, Pashaura Singh Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. The Great Conversation Belden C. Explores the world’s major religious traditions in depth, from their origins, through their development, to their meaning and practice in today’s society.