Understanding Our Religious World
An introduction to Eastern Religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, and East Asian Religions—Ancient Chinese, Confucianism, Daoism, and Shinto), with Quick Facts pages for Jainism and Sikhism. Each chapter covers History, Beliefs, Structure, and Practices. Richly illustrated with colourful photos, illustrations, maps and charts, as well as audio files and a selection of relevant ancient texts. This eBOOK provides a solid, jargon-free introduction to eastern religious traditions for college-level classes or for any reader seeking a neutral presentation of these religions by an author who has taught extensively in the field of religion for over three decades.