The Anthology of Living Religions combines classic texts with contemporary issues in order to provide an anthology that is meaningful and captivating to students.
Written by Mary Pat Fisher and Lee Worth Bailey, the Anthology of Living Religions includes samples of scriptures and classical historical texts - while also include many articles on the study of world religions, including descriptions of how believers are living their faiths today.
Examples of Contemporary Coverage Include:
Articles on science and religion (ex. p. 28)
Socially active "engaged" Buddhism (ex. p. 132)
Religion in China today (ex. p. 157)
Gandhi on the caste system and non-violence (p. 87)
Rabbi Michael Lerner's "Ten Commitments" (p. 228-230)
Examples of Non-Canonical Coverage Include:
The Gospel of Mary (p. 243)
Evangelical positions on global warming (p. 269-270)
The Catholic child abuse debates
Catholic women's ordinations
The rise of the Protestant mega-churches (p. 263)
Please note that the Anthology of World Religions has been designed to follow the organization of Mary Pat Fisher's Living Religions textbook. However, this anthology may be used with any other Pearson Education World Religions textbook, or on its own.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 518 g
Dimensions: 234 x 152 x 15 mm
Edition: 3rd edition
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