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Scriptures of the World's Religions free pdf "Scriptures of the World's Religions, Third Edition" is an anthology that gathers together many of the world's most influential sacred texts. This leading book includes chapters on the twelve major religious traditions today, plus two additional chapters on indigenous religious practices. With comprehensive introductions in each chapter, the selected writings emphasize the religion's founders, central doctrines, and historical development. The translated texts in this collection are stylistically clear and up-to-date, many of which were translated specifically for this book. The selections vary in length from a few paragraphs to 10 pages. It can be used in a wide range of courses including introduction to religion.

About 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 (http://www.iep.utm.eduwww.iep.utm.edu). His personal website can be accessed at www.utm.edu/staff/jfieser.

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Author : James Fieser
Publisher : McGraw Hill Higher Education
Data Published : 01 April 2011
ISBN : 0073535842
EAN : 9780073535845
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 560 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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