Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 September 2018

448 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190875435

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World Religions

Eastern Traditions

Fifth Edition

Edited by Roy C. Amore, Amir Hussain, and Willard Oxtoby

  • Expert contributors provide students with significant knowledge and rigorous research on each tradition
  • Dynamic pedagogical features, including "Traditions at a Glance," "Document," "Focus," and "Sites" boxes; bolded key terms; maps; photos; timelines; sites; text extracts; and further reading lists help bring each tradition to life for students
  • An Ancillary Resource Center contains an Instructor's Manual, a Test Bank, and PowerPoint lecture slides
  • A free, open-access Companion Website provides students with self-quizzes, flashcards, learning objectives, links to relevant sites, research-paper topics, and more

New to this Edition:

  • "Interview" boxes bring to life the impact that a member of each religion is having on today's world
  • "Women in the Traditions" boxes highlight the essential roles played by women in each tradition
  • A new introductory chapter, "Studying Eastern Religions," discusses the nature of religion throughout history, reasons to study religion, and methods for studying religion
  • An extensively updated "Current Issues" chapter addresses important new developments in China, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar

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