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A history of the world's religions, David S. Noss, John B. Noss

Label
A history of the world's religions
Title
A history of the world's religions
Statement of responsibility
David S. Noss, John B. Noss
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A textbook for introductory college courses in the history of religions, published since 1949 as Man's religions. Surveys the origins, development, and divisions of the major religions of India, the Orient, and the Middle East. Each chapter includes a glossary, most with pronunciation indicated
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
291
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL80.2
LC item number
.N59 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A history of the world's religions, David S. Noss, John B. Noss
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: Man's religions. 7th ed. 1984
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 613-634
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Religions of South Asia: -- Early Hinduism: passage from ritual sacrifice to mystical union: Religion of the Vedic Age -- Brahmanism -- Caste -- Cermonila life -- Glossary -- Later Hinduism: -- religion as the determinant of social behavior: -- Changes in Brahmanism -- four goals -- three ways -- Ordered society -- ways of work -- reflective mode -- way of knowledge -- upanishads -- Reflective models -- six acceptable systems -- Devotional mode -- way of devotion -- Bhagavad Gita -- devotional models -- Epics -- Puranas -- Deities -- Devotional life -- Issuses -- Problems of the present -- glossary -- Jainism: -- Study in Asceticism: -- Mahavira's manner of life -- Philosophy -- Ethics of Jainism -- Mahavira's followers -- Glossary -- Buddhism in its first phase: -- Moderation in world renunciation: -- Life of the founder -- Teachings of the Budda -- glossary -- Religious development of Buddihism: -- diversity in redemptive means: -- Spread of Buddhism in Indai -- Southeast Asia -- Message of the Mahayana -- Mahayana philosophies of religion -- Mahayana schools of thought in China and Japan -- Buddhism today -- Glossary -- Sikhism: Study in Syncretism:-- Life and work of Nanak -- Nanak's teachings -- Political history of Sikhism--Glossary -- Religions of east Asia: -- Native Chinese Religion and Daoism: -- Basic elements of Chinese religion -- Daoism as a philosophy -- Daoism as magic and religion -- Glossary -- Confucius and Confucianism: -- Study in optimistic humanism: -- Man Confucius -- Teachings of Confucius -- Confucian school -- Rivals -- Champions -- New-Confucianism -- State cult of Confucius -- Religion in China in the modern period -- Glossary -- Great dispersion -- Making of the talmud -- Jews in the middle east -- Judaism in the modern world -- Christianity in its opening phase: -- Words and work of Jesus in Apostolic perspective: -- World into which Jesus came -- Life of Jesus -- First phase -- Themes of Jesus' teaching -- Climactic events -- Apostolic age -- Early church -- Religious development of Christianity: -- Ancient catholic church -- Eastern orthodox churches -- Roman catholic church in the middle ages -- Protestant reformation -- Crosscurrents in the seventh and eighteenth centuries -- Catholicism in the modern world -- Recent theological trends -- Glossary -- Islam: -- Religion of submission to God: -- Beginnings -- Arabian beliefs and practices before Muhammad -- Prophet Muhammad -- Faith and practice of Islam -- Spread of Islam -- First five centuries of Muslim though -- Shinto: -- Native contribution to Japanese religion -- Background of Shinto -- Shinto myth -- Shinto in medieval and more recent times -- State of shintl to -- Shinto and the warrior -- Shrine shinto today -- Domestic and sectarian shinto -- Glossary -- Religions of the middle east: -- Zoroastrianism -- Religion based on ethical dualism -- Iranian religion before Zoroaster -- Religion of the later avesta -- Zoroastrians of the present day -- Judaism in the early phases: -- Hebrew origins to exile -- Religion of the pre-mosaic Hebrews -- Moses and the covenant with Yahweh (about 1250 B.C.E.) -- Yahweh and the Baals -- Prophetic protest and reform -- Babylonian exile -- Glossary -- Religious development of Judaism: -- Rise of Judaism in the restoration period -- New trends of thought in the Greek and Maccabean periods -- Roman period to 70 C.E. --Shi'ah alternative and regional developments: -- Party (Shia) of 'Ali -- Further developments -- Islam and culture -- Issues in modern period -- regional developments -- Movements toward innovation and syncretism -- Glossary -- References for quotations -- suggestions for further reading -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
8th ed.
Extent
xiv, 654 p.
Isbn
9780023884801
Lccn
89002454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm19391938
  • UtOrBLW
Label
A history of the world's religions, David S. Noss, John B. Noss
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: Man's religions. 7th ed. 1984
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 613-634
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Religions of South Asia: -- Early Hinduism: passage from ritual sacrifice to mystical union: Religion of the Vedic Age -- Brahmanism -- Caste -- Cermonila life -- Glossary -- Later Hinduism: -- religion as the determinant of social behavior: -- Changes in Brahmanism -- four goals -- three ways -- Ordered society -- ways of work -- reflective mode -- way of knowledge -- upanishads -- Reflective models -- six acceptable systems -- Devotional mode -- way of devotion -- Bhagavad Gita -- devotional models -- Epics -- Puranas -- Deities -- Devotional life -- Issuses -- Problems of the present -- glossary -- Jainism: -- Study in Asceticism: -- Mahavira's manner of life -- Philosophy -- Ethics of Jainism -- Mahavira's followers -- Glossary -- Buddhism in its first phase: -- Moderation in world renunciation: -- Life of the founder -- Teachings of the Budda -- glossary -- Religious development of Buddihism: -- diversity in redemptive means: -- Spread of Buddhism in Indai -- Southeast Asia -- Message of the Mahayana -- Mahayana philosophies of religion -- Mahayana schools of thought in China and Japan -- Buddhism today -- Glossary -- Sikhism: Study in Syncretism:-- Life and work of Nanak -- Nanak's teachings -- Political history of Sikhism--Glossary -- Religions of east Asia: -- Native Chinese Religion and Daoism: -- Basic elements of Chinese religion -- Daoism as a philosophy -- Daoism as magic and religion -- Glossary -- Confucius and Confucianism: -- Study in optimistic humanism: -- Man Confucius -- Teachings of Confucius -- Confucian school -- Rivals -- Champions -- New-Confucianism -- State cult of Confucius -- Religion in China in the modern period -- Glossary -- Great dispersion -- Making of the talmud -- Jews in the middle east -- Judaism in the modern world -- Christianity in its opening phase: -- Words and work of Jesus in Apostolic perspective: -- World into which Jesus came -- Life of Jesus -- First phase -- Themes of Jesus' teaching -- Climactic events -- Apostolic age -- Early church -- Religious development of Christianity: -- Ancient catholic church -- Eastern orthodox churches -- Roman catholic church in the middle ages -- Protestant reformation -- Crosscurrents in the seventh and eighteenth centuries -- Catholicism in the modern world -- Recent theological trends -- Glossary -- Islam: -- Religion of submission to God: -- Beginnings -- Arabian beliefs and practices before Muhammad -- Prophet Muhammad -- Faith and practice of Islam -- Spread of Islam -- First five centuries of Muslim though -- Shinto: -- Native contribution to Japanese religion -- Background of Shinto -- Shinto myth -- Shinto in medieval and more recent times -- State of shintl to -- Shinto and the warrior -- Shrine shinto today -- Domestic and sectarian shinto -- Glossary -- Religions of the middle east: -- Zoroastrianism -- Religion based on ethical dualism -- Iranian religion before Zoroaster -- Religion of the later avesta -- Zoroastrians of the present day -- Judaism in the early phases: -- Hebrew origins to exile -- Religion of the pre-mosaic Hebrews -- Moses and the covenant with Yahweh (about 1250 B.C.E.) -- Yahweh and the Baals -- Prophetic protest and reform -- Babylonian exile -- Glossary -- Religious development of Judaism: -- Rise of Judaism in the restoration period -- New trends of thought in the Greek and Maccabean periods -- Roman period to 70 C.E. --Shi'ah alternative and regional developments: -- Party (Shia) of 'Ali -- Further developments -- Islam and culture -- Issues in modern period -- regional developments -- Movements toward innovation and syncretism -- Glossary -- References for quotations -- suggestions for further reading -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
8th ed.
Extent
xiv, 654 p.
Isbn
9780023884801
Lccn
89002454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm19391938
  • UtOrBLW

Library Locations

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