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Test Bank Living Religions (9th Edition) by Mary Pat Fisher

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  • ISBN-10:  0205956408 / ISBN-13:  9780205956401
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    Table of contents:

    In this Section:
    1) Brief Table of Contents
    2) Full Table of Contents
    BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:
    Chapter 1: Religious Responses
    Chapter 2: Indigenous Sacred Ways
    Chapter 3: Hinduism
    Chapter 4: Jainism
    Chapter 5: Buddhism
    Chapter 6: Daoism and Confucianism
    Chapter 7: Shinto
    Special Section: Zoroastrianism
    Chapter 8: Judaism
    Chapter 9: Christianity
    Chapter 10: Islam
    Chapter 11: Sikhism
    Chapter 12: New Religious Movements
    Chapter 13: Religion in the Twenty-first Century
    FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:
    Chapter 1: Religious Responses
    Attempts to define religion
    Why are there religions?
    Understandings of Sacred Reality
    Ritual, symbol, and myth
    Absolutist and liberal responses to modernity
    The encounter between science and religion
    Women in religions
    Negative aspects of organized religions
    Lenses for studying religions
    Chapter 2: Indigenous Sacred Ways
    Understanding indigenous sacred ways
    Cultural diversity
    The circle of right relationships
    Spiritual specialists
    Group observances
    Globalization
    Development issues
    Chapter 3: Hinduism
    Philosophical and metaphysical origins
    Major philosophical systems
    Religious foundations and theistic paths
    The Hindu way of life
    Hinduism in the modern world
    Chapter 4: Jainism
    The Tirthankaras and ascetic orders
    Freeing the soul: the ethical pillars
    Spiritual practices
    World Jainism
    Chapter 5: Buddhism
    The life and legend of the Buddha
    The Dharma
    Branches of Buddhism
    Buddhism in the West
    Socially engaged Buddhism
    Chapter 6: Daoism and Confucianism
    Ancient traditions
    Daoism – the way of nature and immorality
    Confucianism – the practice of the virtue
    Chapter 7: Shinto
    The roots of “Shinto”
    Buddhist, Daoist, and Confucian influences
    State Shinto
    “Sect Shinto”
    Shinto today
    Zoroastrianism
    Chapter 8: Judaism
    A history of the Jewish people
    Torah
    Sacred practices
    Holy days
    Contemporary Judaism
    Chapter 9: Christianity
    Historical evidence
    Evidence of the Bible
    The life and teachings of Jesus
    The early Church
    Church administration
    Intellectual revival and monasticism
    Medieval mysticism
    The Protestant Reformation
    The Roman Catholic Reformation
    Liberal trends
    The Second Vatican Council
    The Orthodox world today
    Central beliefs in contemporary Christianity
    Sacred practices
    Contemporary trends
    Chapter 10: Islam
    Pre-Islamic Arabia
    The Prophet Muhammad
    The Qur’an
    The central teachings
    The Five Pillars
    Sunni and Shi’a
    Sufism
    The spread of Islam
    Relationships with the West
    Muslim resurgence
    Chapter 11: Sikhism
    Guru Nanak
    The succession of Gurus
    Central beliefs
    Sacred practices
    Sikhism today
    Chapter 12: New Religious Movements
    Social context for new religious movements
    Charismatic leadership
    Offshoots of older religions
    Combinations of older religions
    Universalism
    Social trends
    Opposition to new religious movements
    Will new religious movements last?
    Chapter 13: Religion in the Twenty-first Century
    Globalization
    Secularism
    Religious pluralism
    Religion in politics
    Interfaith movement
    Religion and social issues
    Religion and materialism
    Religion and the future of humanity

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