For use as a core text for introductory and upper-level courses on Asian/Eastern Religions, and Introduction to World Religions courses. Can also be used as supplemental reading for individual religion courses. Living Religions-Eastern Traditions is a readable and stimulating survey of the major global religions and new religious movements that originated in the East. The social context, origins, teachers, scriptures, and historical development of each faith are carefully explored, with emphasis on how practitioners themselves understand their traditions. Evocative illustrations, first-person interviews of ordinary people and boxes uncovering the spiritual roots of public figures bring this text to life.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)