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Anthology of World Scriptures: Western Religions

Anthology of World Scriptures: Western Religions
Author: Robert E. Van Voorst
ISBN 13: 9780495170594
ISBN 10: 495170593
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2006-03-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 219
List Price: $112.95

Van Voorst's ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES: WESTERN RELIGIONS includes readings on Judaism under Christian persecution, Gnosticism, jihad, and the differences between Sunni and Shi'ite Islam. Included in this concise, affordable reader is coverage of Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and four new religious movements: Baha'i, the Church of JesusChrist of Latter-Day Saints, Christian Science, and the Unification Church. Van Voorst's characteristic clarity and make this an easy-to-understand and dependable guide to the history, doctrines, ethical systems, structures and rituals of these major Western religions.