Invitation to World Religions

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Edition: 4th
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Pub. Date: 2021-07-01
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
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Table of Contents


Preface
1 An Invitation to the Study of World Religions
APPROACHING THE STUDY OF WORLD RELIGIONS
WHAT RELIGIONS DO
RELIGIONS IN THE MODERN WORLD
AN ACADEMIC APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF RELIGIONS
2 Indigenous Religions of North America
THE TEACHINGS OF INDIGENOUS NORTH AMERICAN RELIGIONS
THE HISTORY OF INDIGENOUS NORTH AMERICAN RELIGIONS
INDIGENOUS NORTH AMERICAN RELIGIONS AS A WAY OF LIFE
3 Indigenous Religions of Africa
THE TEACHINGS OF INDIGENOUS AFRICAN RELIGIONS
THE HISTORY OF INDIGENOUS AFRICAN RELIGIONS
AFRICAN RELIGIONS AS A WAY OF LIFE
4 Hinduism
THE TEACHINGS OF HINDUISM
THE HISTORY OF HINDUISM
HINDUISM AS A WAY OF LIFE
5 Buddhism
THE TEACHINGS OF BUDDHISM
THE HISTORY OF BUDDHISM
BUDDHISM AS A WAY OF LIFE
6 Jainism
THE TEACHINGS OF JAINISM
THE HISTORY OF JAINISM
JAINISM AS A WAY OF LIFE
7 Sikhism
THE TEACHINGS OF SIKHISM
THE HISTORY OF SIKHISM
SIKHISM AS A WAY OF LIFE
8 Chinese Religions: Confucianism and Daoism
THE TEACHINGS OF CONFUCIANISM AND DAOISM
THE HISTORY OF CONFUCIANISM AND DAOISM
CONFUCIANISM AND DAOISM AS WAYS OF LIFE
9 Shinto
THE TEACHINGS OF SHINTO
THE HISTORY OF SHINTO
SHINTO AS A WAY OF LIFE
10 Zoroastrianism
THE TEACHINGS OF ZOROASTRIANISM
THE HISTORY OF ZOROASTRIANISM
ZOROASTRIANISM AS A WAY OF LIFE
11 Judaism
THE TEACHINGS OF JUDAISM
THE HISTORY OF JUDAISM
JUDAISM AS A WAY OF LIFE
12 Christianity
THE TEACHINGS OF CHRISTIANITY
THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY
CHRISTIANITY AS A WAY OF LIFE
13 Islam
THE TEACHINGS OF ISLAM
THE HISTORY OF ISLAM
ISLAM AS A WAY OF LIFE
14 New Religious Movements
WHAT IS "NEW" ABOUT NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS?
ALTERNATIVE CHRISTIANITIES AND THEIR OFFSHOOTS
THE REDISCOVERY OF EASTERN RELIGIOUS THOUGHT
THE REVIVAL OF ESOTERIC AND NEOPAGAN THOUGHT
THE EMERGENCE OF UNIVERSALIST RELIGIOUS THOUGHT
THE NEW ATHEISM
Notes N-1
Glossary G-1
Credits C-1
Index I-1

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