Author : Joan Price
Genre : Religion
Publisher : A&C Black
ISBN : 9780826423542
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Price examines religions across the world, offering an insight into each tradition's views of the world, through their scriptural texts and spiritual practices.

Author : James Fieser
Genre : Sacred books
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN : PSU:000056004465
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This anthology of scriptures from the world’s living religions offers selections that vary in length from a few paragraphs to 10 pages, accompanied by brief introductions that discuss the nature and scope of scripture within each religion as well as the history of each scripture presented. The anthology is also available in two volumes:Scriptures of The Eastcontains sacred writings of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, and indigenous religions of the East;Scriptures of The Westcontains sacred writings of Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, the Baha’i faith, and indigenous religions of the West.

Author : Andrew Wilson
Genre : Religions
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
ISBN : 8120810961
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World Scripture: A Comparative Anthology of Sacred Texts is a topical journey through the sacred writings of the world`s great religions. Comparing religious beliefs on similar themes demonstrates the existence of a vast sphere of spiritual common ground.

Author : Cunningham, Lawrence S
Genre : Religion
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN : 9780393918991
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This magisterial Norton Anthology, edited by world-renowned scholars, offers a portable library of more than 1,000 primary texts from the world’s major religions. To help readers encounter strikingly unfamiliar texts with pleasure; accessible introductions, headnotes, annotations, pronouncing glossaries, maps, illustrations and chronologies are provided. For readers of any religion or none, The Norton Anthology of World Religions opens new worlds that, as Miles writes, invite us "to see others with a measure of openness, empathy, and good will..."

Unprecedented in scope and approach, The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Christianity brings together over 150 texts from the Apostolic Era to the New Millennium. The volume features Jack Miles’s illuminating General Introduction—“How the West Learned to Compare Religions”—as well as Lawrence S. Cunningham’s “The Words and the Word Made Flesh,” a lively primer on the history and core tenets of Christianity.

Author : John Powers, Dr.
Genre : Religion
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN : 1259907929
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The sixth edition of Scriptures of the World’s Religions brings together many of the world’s most influential sacred texts. With comprehensive introductions in each chapter, the selected writings emphasize each religion’s founders, central doctrines, and historical development. The translated texts, many of which were translated specifically for this collection, are stylistically clear and up-to-date. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: • SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. • Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. • Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. • The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping. Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: http://www.mheducation.com/highered/platforms/connect/training-support-students.html

Author : Philip Novak
Genre : Religion
Publisher : Book Sales
ISBN : PSU:000046970732
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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."

Author : Harold Coward
Genre : Religion
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN : 9781625640291
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An inside view of how the scriptures of world religions illuminate the lives and experience of their devotees.

Author : Robert E. Van Voorst
Genre : Religion
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781305888005
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File Download : 430 page

With ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES, 9th Edition you will encounter the most notable and instructive sacred texts from major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. You'll also examine scriptures from new religious movements including Baha'i, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Christian Science Church, and the Unification Church. You'll study scriptural readings in context, see how each religion is actually practiced today, as well as be introduced to its history, teachings, organization, ethics, and rituals. To help you understand the readings, you'll find introductions, study questions, glossaries, extensive footnotes explaining more challenging parts of the readings, scriptural charts, and suggestions for further reading. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : Jennifer Glossop
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN : 9781554539819
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Explains the basic beliefs, customs, and rituals of twelve different world religions, and includes information about tribal and native religions of Africa, North America, and Australia.

Author : Ray Colledge
Genre : Religion
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN : 9781349143290
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File Download : 304 page

In one book, all the essential information to learn about six of the main religions - Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism. - A complete, self-contained, well illustrated course for individual study or classroom use - Help for students to pass exams - suitable for GCSE and as an introduction to A-Level - Ideal general reading for anyone who wants to understand the basic beliefs and practices of the religions featured - Ideal for liberal and general studies courses, and for multicultural education - Includes material on items of human interest to help enthuse and inspire the reader