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Scriptures of the World's Religions

Scriptures of the World's Religions

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By James Fieser and John Powers
ISBN10: 1259907929
ISBN13: 9781259907920
Copyright: 2018
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Hinduism

  • Introduction
  • Vedas
  • Vedanta: The Upanis.ads and Their Commentaries
  • Yoga
  • Puran.as and Epics
  • Devotional Literature
  • Treatises on Dharma

    Jainism

  • Introduction
  • Jaina Scriptures

    Buddhism

  • Introduction
  • The Life of the Buddha
  • Pali Canon
  • Mahaya na Scriptures
  • Tibetan Buddhist Scriptures
  • Chinese and Japanese Buddhist Scriptures

    Sikhism

  • Introduction
  • Sikh Scriptures

    Confucianism

  • Introduction
  • Confucian Scriptures

    Daoism

  • Introduction
  • Daoist Scriptures

    Shinto

  • Introduction
  • Shinto Scriptures

    Australian Aboriginal Religion

  • Introduction
  • Australian Aboriginal Myths

    Zoroastrianism

  • Introduction
  • The Avesta
  • Pahlavi Writings
  • Zurvan Writings

    Judaism

  • Introduction
  • Books of Moses
  • Conquest and United Kingdom
  • Divided Kingdom and Exile
  • Post-Exilic Writings
  • Rabbinic Writings
  • Medieval Judaism
  • Recent Movements
  • Orthodox Judaism: Service Prayer for the Day of Atonement

    Christianity

  • Introduction
  • Jesus' Birth and Ministry
  • Jesus' Death
  • New Testament Church
  • Noncanonical Gospels
  • Early Statements of Faith
  • Church Fathers, Saints, and Mystics
  • The Rule of Saint Benedict
  • The Council of Trent
  • Pope Leo XIII On the Condition of Labor: Rerum Novarum
  • Protestant Statements of Faith
  • Recent Sectarian Movements

    Islam

  • Introduction
  • Qur'an: Muhammad in Mecca
  • Qur'an: Muhammad in Medina
  • Hadith
  • Sunni and Shi'i Writings
  • Sufi Writings

    Baha'i Faith

  • Introduction
  • The Bab
  • Baha'u'llah
  • Abdu'l-Baha
  • Shoghi Effendi
  • The Universal House of Justice

    Indigenous Religions of the West

  • Introduction
  • Africa
  • War of the Gods: Yoruba Myth
  • America

    Origin of Corn: Creek Myth

  • About the Author

    James Fieser

    James Fieser is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tennessee at Martin. He received his B.A. from Berea College, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from Purdue University. He is author, co-author or editor of ten textbooks, including Philosophy: A Historical Survey with Essential Readings (9/e 2014), Scriptures of the World's Religions (5/e 2014), Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong (7/e 2012), Business Ethics and the Bottom Line (2012), A Historical Introduction to Philosophy (2003), and Moral Philosophy through the Ages (2001). He has edited and annotated the ten-volume Early Responses to Hume (2/e 2005) and the five-volume Scottish Common Sense Philosophy (2000). He is founder and general editor of the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy web site (www.iep.utm.edu). His personal website can be accessed at www.utm.edu/staff/jfieser.

    John Powers

    John Powers is Professor of Asian Studies in the School of Culture, History, and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University. He received a BA from the College of the Holy Cross, an MA from McMaster University, and a PhD from the University of Virginia. He is the author of fourteen books and more than sixty articles, including A Bull of a Man: Images of Masculinity, Sex, and the Body in Indian Buddhism (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009); History as Propaganda: Tibetan Exiles versus the People’s Republic of China (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004); and Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism (Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2007). He teaches courses on Buddhism, contemporary India, methodology for Asian Studies, and Asian Religions.

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