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A world religions reader

Author: Ian S Markham
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The Reader brings together primary material from the major religions of the world. It combines passages from the scriptures with classic statements from major thinkers and institutions, ranging from the Bhagavad Gita to John Lennon and Martin Luther King. To enable cross-religious comparison, each chapter is organised around five headings: The Religious Mind, World Views, Institutions and Rituals, Ethical  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian S Markham
ISBN: 0631215182 9780631215189 0631215190 9780631215196
OCLC Number: 222526406
Description: pages cm
Contents: 1. Purpose and Method --
2. Secular Humanism --
3. Hinduism --
4. Buddhism --
5. Chinese Religion --
6. Shintoism --
7. Judaism --
8. Christianity --
9. Islam --
10. Sikhism --
Worldwide Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1997.
Responsibility: edited by Ian S. Markham.

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This revised and updated edition offers a selection of texts and brings together material from the major religions of the world. It combines passages from the scriptures with classic statements from  Read more...

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