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RELG: World (with MindTap, 1 term Printed Access Card) by Robert Van Voorst (Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan)

Learn about World Religions YOUR Way with RELG: WORLD, 4th Edition! Undertake a fascinating journey as you explore the belief systems that have shaped societies throughout history. Pair your easy-reference, visually-engaging text with MindTap for access to highlighting and notetaking features, chapter quizzes, and ready-made study tools. MindTap for RELG: WORLD, 4th Edition allows easy exploration of world religions anywhere, anytime - including on your mobile device through the MindTap Mobile App! Make and review flashcards, review related content, and track your scores within the Progress App - all in one place and at an affordable price! your learning from memorization to mastery with MindTap.

About Robert Van Voorst (Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan)

Dr. Robert E. Van Voorst is Professor of New Testament Studies at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan, and former professor of religion at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, where he was named Teacher of the Year in 1995. He has served as a visiting professor in Oxford University and Zhejiang University in China. Van Voorst has written frequently on religious studies in noted journals and reference works. In addition, he has authored numerous books, including six with Cengage Learning: RELG: WORLD, 3rd Edition; READINGS IN CHRISTIANITY, 3rd Edition; ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES, 9th Edition; ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES: EASTERN RELIGIONS; ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES: WESTERN RELIGIONS; and READING THE NEW TESTAMENT TODAY, now also in a Chinese version. Other books by Van Voorst include BUILDING YOUR NEW TESTAMENT GREEK VOCABULARY, 3rd Edition; THE ASCENTS OF JAMES, a recovery and commentary on a second-century Jewish-Christian document; and JESUS OUTSIDE THE NEW TESTAMENT, an examination of traditions about Jesus in ancient classical and Jewish documents, now also in Italian.

Table of Contents

1. Beginning Your Study of World Religions. 2. Encountering Indigenous Religions: Ways to Tribal Life. 3. Encountering Hinduism: Many Paths to Liberation. 4. Encountering Jainism: The Austere Way to Liberation. 5. Encountering Buddhism: The Middle Path to Liberation. 6. Encountering Sikhism: The Way of God's Name. 7. Encountering Daoism and Confucianism: Two Views of the Eternal Way. 8. Encountering Shinto: The Way of the Kami. 9. Encountering Zoroastrianism: The Way of the One Wise Lord. 10. Encountering Judaism: The Way of God's People. 11. Encountering Christianity: The Way of Jesus Christ. 12. Encountering Islam: The Straight Path of the One God. 13. Encountering New Religious Movements: Modern Ways to Alternative Meanings.

Additional information

NGR9781337405041
9781337405041
1337405043
RELG: World (with MindTap, 1 term Printed Access Card) by Robert Van Voorst (Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan)
New
Hardback
Cengage Learning, Inc
2018-10-05
400
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