๐Ÿ“’ Author : James Fieser
๐Ÿ“’ Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
๐Ÿ“’ Release Date : 2003-08-01
๐Ÿ“’ Pages : 517
๐Ÿ“’ ISBN : 0072978961
๐Ÿ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
๐Ÿ“’ Category : Religion

SYNOPSIS : This anthology of scriptures from the worldโ€™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 East contains sacred writings of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, and indigenous religions of the East; Scriptures of The West contains sacred writings of Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, the Bahaโ€™i faith, and indigenous religions of the West.


๐Ÿ“’ Author : Joan Price
๐Ÿ“’ Publisher : A&C Black
๐Ÿ“’ Release Date : 2010-02-17
๐Ÿ“’ Pages : 228
๐Ÿ“’ ISBN : 9780826423542
๐Ÿ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
๐Ÿ“’ Category : Religion

SYNOPSIS : Price examines religions across the world, offering an insight into each tradition's views of the world, through their scriptural texts and spiritual practices.


๐Ÿ“’ Author : James Fieser
๐Ÿ“’ Publisher : McGraw-Hill Higher Education
๐Ÿ“’ Release Date : 2014-03-21
๐Ÿ“’ Pages : 576
๐Ÿ“’ ISBN : 9781259148620
๐Ÿ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
๐Ÿ“’ Category : Religion

SYNOPSIS : The fifth edition of Scriptures of the World's Religions brings together many of the world's most influential sacred texts. This text includes chapters on the 12 major religious traditions today, plus two chapters on indigenous religious practices. With comprehensive introductions in each chapter, the selected writings emphasize each religion's founders, central doctrines, and historical development. The translated texts in this collection, many of which were translated specifically for this book, are stylistically clear and up-to-date.


๐Ÿ“’ Author : John Powers
๐Ÿ“’ Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
๐Ÿ“’ Release Date : 2017-01-27
๐Ÿ“’ Pages : 720
๐Ÿ“’ ISBN : 1259907929
๐Ÿ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
๐Ÿ“’ Category : Philosophy

SYNOPSIS : The sixth edition of Scriptures of the Worldโ€™s Religions brings together many of the worldโ€™s most influential sacred texts. With comprehensive introductions in each chapter, the selected writings emphasize each religionโ€™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 Connectยฎ 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: โ€ข SmartBookยฎ - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. โ€ข Access to your instructorโ€™s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. โ€ข Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. โ€ข 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


๐Ÿ“’ Author : Robert E. Van Voorst
๐Ÿ“’ Publisher : Cengage Learning
๐Ÿ“’ Release Date : 2016-01-01
๐Ÿ“’ Pages : 416
๐Ÿ“’ ISBN : 9781305584495
๐Ÿ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
๐Ÿ“’ Category : Religion

SYNOPSIS : With ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES, 9th Edition your students 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. They will 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. Most introductory textbooks talk about world religions; this anthology lets them speak for themselves. This anthology presents scripture readings in context, showing students how each religion is actually practiced today, as well as introducing its history, teachings, organization, ethics, and rituals. These selections are supported by introductions, study questions, glossaries, extensive footnotes, timelines, scriptural charts, and suggestions for further reading by the editor. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


๐Ÿ“’ Author : Harold Coward
๐Ÿ“’ Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
๐Ÿ“’ Release Date : 2013-04-05
๐Ÿ“’ Pages : 190
๐Ÿ“’ ISBN : 9781625640291
๐Ÿ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
๐Ÿ“’ Category : Religion

SYNOPSIS : An inside view of how the scriptures of world religions illuminate the lives and experience of their devotees.


๐Ÿ“’ Author : Harold G. Coward
๐Ÿ“’ Publisher : Oneworld Publications
๐Ÿ“’ Release Date : 2000-08-31
๐Ÿ“’ Pages : 256
๐Ÿ“’ ISBN : 1851682449
๐Ÿ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
๐Ÿ“’ Category : Religion

SYNOPSIS : 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.


๐Ÿ“’ Author : James Fieser
๐Ÿ“’ Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
๐Ÿ“’ Release Date : 2014-03-18
๐Ÿ“’ Pages :
๐Ÿ“’ ISBN : 1259344525
๐Ÿ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
๐Ÿ“’ Category : Religion

SYNOPSIS : The fifth edition of Scriptures of the World's Religions brings together many of the world's most influential sacred texts. This text includes chapters on the 12 major religious traditions today, plus two chapters on indigenous religious practices. With comprehensive introductions in each chapter, the selected writings emphasize each religion's founders, central doctrines, and historical development. The translated texts in this collection, many of which were translated specifically for this book, are stylistically clear and up-to-date.


๐Ÿ“’ Author : Andrew Wilson
๐Ÿ“’ Publisher : Paragon House
๐Ÿ“’ Release Date : 1998-09-22
๐Ÿ“’ Pages : 882
๐Ÿ“’ ISBN : 1557787239
๐Ÿ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
๐Ÿ“’ Category : Religion

SYNOPSIS : Demonstrating the commonality of the world's religions and our common humanity, this rich and varied anthology of scripture offers a highly useful collection of religious quotations, passages, and excerpts from the holy texts, representing a new, holistic approach to the world's religions.


๐Ÿ“’ Author : James Fieser
๐Ÿ“’ Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
๐Ÿ“’ Release Date : 2004
๐Ÿ“’ Pages : 234
๐Ÿ“’ ISBN : UVA:X004913787
๐Ÿ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
๐Ÿ“’ Category : Religion

SYNOPSIS : This anthology of scriptures 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.Scriptures of The Eastcontains sacred writings of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, and indigenous religions of the East; a companion text,Scriptures of The West, contains sacred writings of Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, the Baha'i faith, and indigenous religions of the West.