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Scriptures of the World's Religions

Scriptures of the World's Religions
Author: James Fieser - John Powers
ISBN 13: 9780073535845
ISBN 10: 73535842
Edition: 4
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2011-04-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 560
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Scriptures of the World's Religions, third edition is an anthology that gathers together many of the world’s most influential sacred texts. This leading book includes chapters on the twelve major religious traditions today, plus two additional chapters on indigenous religious practices. With comprehensive introductions in each chapter, the selected writings emphasize the religion’s founders, central doctrines, and historical development. The translated texts in this collection are stylistically clear and up-to-date, many of which were translated specifically for this book. The selections vary in length from a few paragraphs to 10 pages. It can be used in a wide range of courses including introduction to religion.