Eyewitness Companions: Religions, 1st Edition

  • Philip Wilkinson
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  • ISBN-10: 0756648130
  • ISBN-13: 9780756648138
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

From Hinduism to Zoroastrianism, take an in-depth look at all the major global religions, past and present. Discover how each religion started, exploring their origins and history, from the moment of its founding to its spread across the world today. Find out all about the Gods and prophets from a comprehensive who’s who profiling deities and holy figures of each faith. Plus learn about the religious practices and traditions of each belief system, from day-to-day devotions to key events in the religious calendar.

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
1: What Is Religion?.
2: Religion and Doctrine.
3: Religion and Mythology.
4: Religious Experience.
5: Religious Institutions.
6: Ethics.
7: Ritual.
8: Sacred Places and Objects.
9: Primal Religions.
10: The Americas.
11: Africa.
12: Asia.
13: Oceania and Australia.
14: Monotheistic Religions.
15: Judaism.
16: Christianity.
17: Islam.
18: Zoroastrianism.
19: Indian Religions.
20: Hinduism.
21: Buddhism.
22: Sikhism.
23: Jainism.
24: Eastern Religions.
25: Confucianism.
26: Daoism.
27: Shinto.
28: New Religious Movements.
29: Who's Who in Religion.
30: The Monotheistic Religions.
31: The Indian Religions.
32: The Eastern Religions.
33: Directory.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.