Religions Of The World

Paperback | December 31, 2014

byLewis M. Hopfe, Mark R. Woodward, Brett Hendrickson

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For courses in World Religions

Discover the importance of religion in the world’s cultures – yesterday and today
The histories, deep-seated beliefs, and ethical systems that make up the world’s religions are some of the most important forces at play on our incredibly diverse planet. Religions of the World, Thirteenth Edition guides students as they explore each of the world’s major faiths, imparting the knowledge they need to better understand today’s world. By explaining religious diversity and complex themes within a historical context, Religions of the World helps students relate to cultures very different from their own.

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For courses in World Religions Discover the importance of religion in the world’s cultures – yesterday and today The histories, deep-seated beliefs, and ethical systems that make up the world’s religions are some of the most important forces at play on our incredibly diverse planet. Religions of the World, Thirteenth Edition guides ...

Lewis Moore Hopfe (1935—1992) graduated from Baylor University in 1956 with a B.A. in history and religious studies, an M. Div. degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1960, and his Ph.D. in Old Testament studies from Boston University in 1965. Dr. Hopfe began his teaching career in 1965 as an instructor in religious s...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:December 31, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0133793826

ISBN - 13:9780133793826

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview

PART I: RELIGIONS ORIGINATING IN THE AMERICAS AND AFRICA

1. The Study of Religions
2. Native American Religions
3. African Religions

PART II: RELIGIONS ORIGINATING IN INDIA
4. Hinduism
5. Jainism
6. Buddhism
7. Sikhism

PART III: RELIGIONS ORIGINATING IN CHINA AND JAPAN
8. Chinese Religions
9. Shinto

PART IV: RELIGIONS ORIGINATING IN THE MIDDLE EAST
10. Judaism
11. Christianity
12. Islam
13. Baha’i