Religion

Religion - John F. Wilson - 9780137719570 (41)
Series
Prentice Hall
Author
John F. Wilson  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
2
Language
English
Total pages
224
Pub.-date
October 1988
ISBN13
9780137719570
ISBN
0137719574
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Religion
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Description

A brief, but well-balanced introduction to all the major religions of the world - including Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Scientific Humanism.

Features

  • offers a nontechnical introduction to all aspects of religious studies - the philosophy of religion, the history of religion, comparative religion, sociology of religion, biblical studies, anthropology of religion, etc.
  • provides four different approaches to defining religion which result in a view of religion that is at the same time personally appealing and factual.

Table of Contents



 1. Religion and Education.


 2. Defining “Religion”.


 3. The Many Forms of Religion.


 4. The Spiritual World of Eastern Religion.


 5. The Religion of Israel.


 6. The Religion of Jesus of Nazareth.


 7. The Religious World of Islam.


 8. Religion and Ethics.


 9. Religion and Western Culture.


10. Religion and Technology in the Modern World.


11. Reactions to the Modern World View: Religion and Pessimism.


12. Religion and the Future.


Index.