By Jacob Neusner,Alan J. Avery-Peck,Amila Buturovic,Bruce Chilton,Elliot R. Wolfson,Emil Homerin,James A. Brundage,Jon Levenson,Olivia Remie Constable,Seymour Feldman,William Green
Religious Foundations of Western Civilization introduces scholars to the key Western global religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—their ideals, key innovations, heritage, in addition to the basic position they've got performed, and proceed to play, in Western tradition.
Contributors comprise: Jacob Neusner, Alan J. Avery-Peck, Bruce D. Chilton, Th. Emil Homerin, Jon D. Levenson, William Scott eco-friendly, Seymour Feldman, Elliot R. Wolfson, James A. Brundage, Olivia Remie Constable, and Amila Buturovic.
"This publication presents an exceptional resource of data for scientists and students from all disciplines who're attempting to comprehend faith within the context of human cultural evolution."
David Sloan Wilson, Professor, Departments of Biology and Anthropology, Binghamton college, Binghamton, New York
This is the precise ebook on the correct time. Globalization, non secular revivalism, and foreign politics have made it extra vital than ever to understand the numerous contributions of the kids of Abraham to the formation and improvement of Western civilization.
John L. Esposito, collage Professor and Founding Director of the guts for Muslm-Christian knowing,
Jacob Neusner is examine Professor of faith and Theology, and Senior Fellow of the Institute of complex Theology at Bard collage, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
General Interest/Other Religions/Comparative Religion
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