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Monroe, Charles R.

World religions : an introduction / Charles R. Monroe.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1995.
 2nd FL Humanities Library Books BL85 .M66 1995  Available
Collation439 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-430) and index.
ContentsA universal human experience -- Prehistoric cosmic religions -- River valley religions : Babylon and Agypt -- The Greek gods and the Hellenistic cults -- The Greek gods become Roman -- The Chinese way of life : Taoism and Confuscianism -- Hinduism -- Buddhism -- Sikhism -- Jainism -- Zoroastrianism -- Judaism, mother of monotheism -- The advent of Christianity -- The Pauline church of the first two centuries -- The formation of the Christian church, A.D. 100 to 400 -- Islam -- Roman Catholoc orthodocy, 400-1200 -- The city of God on earth : temporal church power -- Daily life in medieval Christian Europe -- Varieties of religious experience : love -- Varieties of religious experience : mysticism -- The Catholic ckergy and the evolution of religious orders -- The broken body of Christ : The Eastern or Greek Orthodox Church -- The broken body of Christ : the Protestant Reformation -- The splintered body of Christ : Protestantism after Luther -- Post-Reformation Catholicism : sixteenth to twentieth centuries -- Christianity in the Americas -- Manifest Destiny and American Protestantism -- Post-Civil War Protestant division and unity.
SummaryA survey of world religions including prehistoric cosmic religions, Taoism, Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, and the branches of Christianity, with particular emphasis on the relationship between Western history and the development of Christian faiths.
NoteGift of Cameron C. Sinclair.
Religion -- History.
Church history.
Church history. fast (OCoLC)fst00860740
Religion. fast (OCoLC)fst01093763
Religions. fast (OCoLC)fst01093898
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