- A unique chapter on recent religious movements offers insight into Baha’i, Christian Science, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Unification Church, and the Falun Gong movement.
- To promote critical thinking and comprehension of the material, the text provides explanatory introductions to the readings, charts of scripture canons with timelines, full annotations for the more difficult items in the readings, questions for study and discussion, additional footnotes and a glossary with pronunciations.
- ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES is supplemented by its own text-specific website. This site contains a full set of interactive learning tools including flashcards and tutorial quizzes for students, suggestions for further reading as well as chapter-by-chapter PowerPoint® slides for instructors. The website also features Zoom Gallery with Google Earth – this innovative tool allows you and your students to virtually “visit” the cities, buildings, and monuments you are introducing in class.
With ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES, your students will encounter the most notable and instructive sacred texts from major world religions, including: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, in addition to scriptures new religious movements including: Baha’i, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Christian Science Church, and the Unification Church. ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES presents scripture readings in context, providing students with a framework that shows how each religion is actually practiced today, as well as its history, teachings, organization, ethics and rituals. To ensure their accessibility and ease of use, readings are supported by introductions, study questions, glossaries, extensive footnotes, timelines, scriptural charts and suggestions for further reading by the editor. The companion website features a Zoom Gallery powered by Google Earth, an interactive study tool which brings the geography, lands, and religious sites to life for students.
List Price: $ 75.00
Price: $ 75.00