Eastern Religions: Understanding Our Religious World

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358
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About this ebook

An introduction to Eastern Religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, and East Asian Religions (Ancient Chinese, Confucian, Daoist, and Shinto), with Quick Facts pages for Jainism and Sikhism. Each chapter covers History, Beliefs, Structure, and Practices. Richly illustrated with colourful photos, illustrations, maps and charts, as well as audio files and a selection of relevant ancient texts. This eBOOK provides a solid, jargon-free introduction to eastern religious traditions for college-level classes or for any reader seeking a neutral presentation of these religions by an author who has taught extensively in the field of religion for over three decades.

About the author

Hillary Rodrigues is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Lethbridge. He holds a Ph.D. from McMaster University, having majored in the philosophy and culture of Hinduism and Buddhism, and minored in the social scientific study of religion. He has taught world religions courses for three decades and has published books on early and modern Hinduism, co-authored a world religions text, and has written on the study of religion as an academic discipline.

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