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Shamans, prophets, and sages : an introduction to world religions

Author: Denise Lardner Carmody; John Carmody
Publisher: Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth Pub. Co., ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text presents world religions in terms of the typologies of their founders - the shamans, prophets, and sages - which provide conceptual models for helping understand the origins and workings of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Lardner Carmody; John Carmody
ISBN: 0534042635 9780534042639
OCLC Number: 11088970
Notes: Cover title: Shamans, prophets & sages.
Description: xvi, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Shamanism in prehistoric cultures --
Shamanism in recent small-scale societies --
Shamanism within prophetic societies --
Shamanism within sagacious societies --
Judaism --
Christianity --
Islam --
Prophecy in Shamanic societies --
Prophecy in sagacious societies --
Hinduism --
Buddhism --
Chinese religion --
Japanese religion --
Greek rationalism --
Wisdom among Shamanic peoples --
Wisdom in prophetic societics --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Introduction to world religions
Shamans, prophets & sages
Responsibility: Denise Lardner Carmody, John Tully Carmody.

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