Sacred Scriptures of the World Religions

Sacred Scriptures of the World Religions
Author: Joan Price
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2010-02-17
Genre: Religion
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.

Scriptures of the World s Religions

Scriptures of the World s Religions
Author: James Fieser,John Powers
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Total Pages: 517
Release: 2004
Genre: Sacred books
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.

Scripture in the World Religions

Scripture in the World Religions
Author: Harold G. Coward
Publsiher: Oneworld Publications Limited
Total Pages: 222
Release: 2000-08
Genre: Religion
ISBN: UOM:39015043703845

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In this systematic and accessible analysis, Harold Coward carefully explores the scriptures - written and spoekn - of six major world faiths. He examines their interpretation, their role in devotion and education, and their relationships with each other.

Scriptures of the World s Religions

Scriptures of the World s Religions
Author: John Powers, Dr.,James Fieser
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Education
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2017-01-27
Genre: Religion
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

Norton Anthology of World Religions

Norton Anthology of World Religions
Author: Cunningham, Lawrence S,Miles, Jack
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 752
Release: 2015-02-18
Genre: Religion
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.

World Scripture

World Scripture
Author: Andrew Wilson
Publsiher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
Total Pages: 928
Release: 1993-01-01
Genre: Religions
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.

Anthology of World Scriptures

Anthology of World Scriptures
Author: Robert E. Van Voorst
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2016-01-01
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9781305888005

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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.

The World s Wisdom

The World s Wisdom
Author: Philip Novak
Publsiher: Book Sales
Total Pages: 425
Release: 1996
Genre: Religion
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."