This comprehensive survey of religion and its profound effects on history provides a historical context for in-depth analysis of theological, social, and political themes in which religion plays a major role. George Walsh traces the rise and impact of primitive religions and the Indian tradition, including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. He analyzes the Semitic tradition of Judaism and Christianity and the evolving conception of a personal God, and discusses the history and chief doctrines of Islam. Walsh compares Judaism and Christianity, providing a timely discussion of the ethical, political, and economic teachings of the Judeo-Christian tradition, focusing specifically on their differing attitudes.
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|Size: ||1.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Transaction Publishers|
|Date published: || 2011|
|ISBN: ||9781412838788 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|