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The Resource Religious foundations of Western civilization : Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Jacob Neusner, editor

Religious foundations of Western civilization : Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Jacob Neusner, editor

Label
Religious foundations of Western civilization : Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Title
Religious foundations of Western civilization
Title remainder
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Statement of responsibility
Jacob Neusner, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
[This book] introduces students to the major Western world religions - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - their beliefs, key concepts, history, as well as the fundamental role they have played, and continue to play, in Western culture.-Back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
200/.9182/1
Index
index present
LC call number
BL689
LC item number
.R46 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1932-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Neusner, Jacob
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christianity
  • Judaism
  • Islam
  • Civilization, Western
  • Western countries
Label
Religious foundations of Western civilization : Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Jacob Neusner, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 649-667) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Defining the terms -- What do we mean by "religion" and "Western civilization"? / William Scott Green -- Religions of the West -- Judaism / Jacob Neusner -- Christianity : what it is and how it defines Western civilization / Bruce Chilton -- Islam : what it is and how it has interacted with Western civilization / Th. Emil Homerin -- Religion, politics, culture, law, and society -- Judaism / Alan J. Avery-Peck -- Christianity / Bruce Chilton -- Islam / Th. Emil Homerin -- Philosophy : Averroes, Maimonides, and Aquinas / Seymour Feldman -- Mysticism as a meeting ground : seeing the unseen / Elliot R. Wolfson -- Historic encounters -- Latin Christianity, the crusades, and the Islamic response / James A. Brundage -- Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in Spain from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries / Olivia Remie Constable -- Christianity and Islam in the Balkans from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries / Amila Buturovic -- Zionism, imperialism, and nationalism -- Zionism / Jacob Neusner -- Christian imperialism / Bruce Chilton -- Political Islam / Th. Emil Homerin -- Modernity and religion in the West : negotiating change -- The modernization of Christianity / Bruce Chilton -- The modernization of Judaism / Jacob Neusner -- The modernization of Islam / Th. Emil Homerin -- Religion and western civilization in the twenty-first century -- Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in their contemporary encounters -- Judaism addresses Christianity / Jon D. Levenson -- Christianity meets other religions / Bruce Chilton -- Islam and Pluralism / Th. Emil Homerin -- Timeline / compiled by Cory Berry-Whitlock
Control code
61115458
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 686 pages
Isbn
9780687351930
Isbn Type
(binding: pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005019409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Religious foundations of Western civilization : Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Jacob Neusner, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 649-667) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Defining the terms -- What do we mean by "religion" and "Western civilization"? / William Scott Green -- Religions of the West -- Judaism / Jacob Neusner -- Christianity : what it is and how it defines Western civilization / Bruce Chilton -- Islam : what it is and how it has interacted with Western civilization / Th. Emil Homerin -- Religion, politics, culture, law, and society -- Judaism / Alan J. Avery-Peck -- Christianity / Bruce Chilton -- Islam / Th. Emil Homerin -- Philosophy : Averroes, Maimonides, and Aquinas / Seymour Feldman -- Mysticism as a meeting ground : seeing the unseen / Elliot R. Wolfson -- Historic encounters -- Latin Christianity, the crusades, and the Islamic response / James A. Brundage -- Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in Spain from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries / Olivia Remie Constable -- Christianity and Islam in the Balkans from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries / Amila Buturovic -- Zionism, imperialism, and nationalism -- Zionism / Jacob Neusner -- Christian imperialism / Bruce Chilton -- Political Islam / Th. Emil Homerin -- Modernity and religion in the West : negotiating change -- The modernization of Christianity / Bruce Chilton -- The modernization of Judaism / Jacob Neusner -- The modernization of Islam / Th. Emil Homerin -- Religion and western civilization in the twenty-first century -- Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in their contemporary encounters -- Judaism addresses Christianity / Jon D. Levenson -- Christianity meets other religions / Bruce Chilton -- Islam and Pluralism / Th. Emil Homerin -- Timeline / compiled by Cory Berry-Whitlock
Control code
61115458
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 686 pages
Isbn
9780687351930
Isbn Type
(binding: pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005019409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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