World Religions: A Guide to the Essentials by Thomas RobinsonWorld Religions: A Guide to the Essentials by Thomas Robinson

World Religions: A Guide to the Essentials

byThomas Robinson, Hillary Rodrigues

Paperback | November 18, 2014

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This masterful survey of world religions presents a clear and concise portrait of the history, beliefs, and practices of Eastern and Western religions. The new edition contains added material and has been revised throughout. The authors, both respected scholars of world religions, have over fifty years of combined teaching experience. Their book is accessibly written for introductory classes, can be easily adapted for one- or two-semester courses, and presents a neutral approach for broad classroom use. Pedagogical aids include further reading suggestions, photographs, sidebars, and pronunciation guides. An 800-question bank of multiple-choice test questions is available to professors through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.
Thomas A. Robinson (PhD, McMaster University) is professor of religious studies and chair of the department at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. Hillary P. Rodrigues (PhD, McMaster University) is professor of religious studies, also at the University of Lethbridge.
Title:World Religions: A Guide to the EssentialsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:368 pages, 9.25 × 7 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:9.25 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:November 18, 2014Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0801049717

ISBN - 13:9780801049712


Table of Contents


1. Studying World Religions
2. Ancient Religions
Western Religions
3. Judaism
4. Christianity
5. Islam
Eastern Religions
6. Hinduism
7. Buddhism
8. Jainism
9. Sikhism
10. Chinese Religions
11. Japanese Religions
12. Other Religions and Major Religious Subgroups
Spelling Guide to Terminology