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Experiencing the World's Religions https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260813762.jpeg 8 2021 9781260813760 Experiencing the World’s Religions, 8e helps students understand the practices and beliefs of all the major religions at a time when the world is rife with sectarian conflicts and statistics show that Americans are seeking spiritual experience more than ever. By beginning each chapter with personal encounters with people of diverse faiths in his extensive travels, experienced religious scholar Michael Molloy brings alive how religions shape both individuals and whole cultures. In vivid illustrations, the vast majority of which have been replaced for this new edition, Molloy also delves into the art and architecture and celebrations and rituals of the major religions, which enhances students’ visual learning. This text is written in an exciting and thought-provoking style, like those of the best travel writers, so that students feel as if they are experiencing the world’s religions firsthand.
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Experiencing the World's Religions

Experiencing the World's Religions, 8th Edition

ISBN10: 1260813762 | ISBN13: 9781260813760
By Michael Molloy
© 2021

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Experiencing the World’s Religions, 8e helps students understand the practices and beliefs of all the major religions at a time when the world is rife with sectarian conflicts and statistics show that Americans are seeking spiritual experience more than ever. By beginning each chapter with personal encounters with people of diverse faiths in his extensive travels, experienced religious scholar Michael Molloy brings alive how religions shape both individuals and whole cultures. In vivid illustrations, the vast majority of which have been replaced for this new edition, Molloy also delves into the art and architecture and celebrations and rituals of the major religions, which enhances students’ visual learning. This text is written in an exciting and thought-provoking style, like those of the best travel writers, so that students feel as if they are experiencing the world’s religions firsthand.

Experiencing the World's Religions, 8e  

CHAPTER 1: Understanding Religion  
CHAPTER 2: Indigenous Religions  
CHAPTER 3: Hinduism  
CHAPTER 4: Buddhism  
CHAPTER 5: Jainism and Sikhism  
CHAPTER 6: Daoism and Confucianism  
CHAPTER 7: Shinto  
CHAPTER 8: Judaism  
CHAPTER 9: Christianity  
CHAPTER 10: Islam  
CHAPTER 11: Alternative Paths  
CHAPTER 12: The Modern Search 

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About the Author

Michael Molloy

Michael Molloy has made the study of religion his life's work. Fascination with religion began with interest in the architecture of temples, mosques, churches, and shrines. Experiencing ceremonies at those places led to a love of religious music and art. In his early graduate work, he focused on the imagery of clouds and darkness in mystical literature. In his doctoral work, he examined the mystical thought of Aldous Huxley, after Huxley had been influenced by Hinduism and Mahayana Buddhism. To do this, he interviewed Huxley's wife Laura, Huxley's sister-in-law, and friends of Huxley. 

Molloy received a grant from the East-West Center in Hawai`i to study there, and he received his doctorate from the University of Hawai`i. During this time, he studied in Japan with Abe Masao in Kyoto and with Sobharani Basu at Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi. He practiced Zen meditation at Bushinji in Shikoku and later received a certificate from the Oomoto School of Traditional Japanese Arts in Kameoka, Japan. He has written Experiencing the World's Religions (McGraw-Hill) and The Christian Experience (Bloomsbury). Currently he is writing a memoir of his grandparents and parents and their religious background.

Molloy has taught many philosophy and religion courses, including World Religions, Asian Philosophies, Western Mysticism, Greek and Roman Philosophy, Ethics, Nietzsche, Religion and the Meaning of Existence, and Indian Philosophy. He is a Professor Emeritus of the University of Hawai`i. To complement his academic work, he has had three exhibitions of his paintings—"Landscapes of the Mind," "Luminous Darkness," and "Renaissance." He co-directed two radio series ofi nterviews with musicians, writers, and artists on KAIM-FM and Hawai`i Public Radio. He worked on the Inari Shrine Preservation Committee to move the shrine to a new location and then to renovate it. 


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