Religious Foundations of Western Civilization: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Religious Foundations of Western Civilization 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.
Contributors include: Jacob Neusner, Alan J. Avery-Peck, Bruce D. Chilton, Th. Emil Homerin, Jon D. Levenson, William Scott Green, Seymour Feldman, Elliot R. Wolfson, James A. Brundage, Olivia Remie Constable, and Amila Buturovic.
"This book provides a superb source of information for scientists and scholars from all disciplines who are trying to understand religion in the context of human cultural evolution."
David Sloan Wilson, Professor, Departments of Biology and Anthropology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York
This is the right book at the right time. Globalization, religious revivalism, and international politics have made it more important than ever to appreciate the significant contributions of the Children of Abraham to the formation and development of Western civilization.
John L. Esposito, University Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Muslm-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Religion and Theology, and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
General Interest/Other Religions/Comparative Religion
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This work defines not only the three major religious systems of the West-Judaism, Christianity, and Islam-but also Western civilization as a whole. Editor Neusner (religion & theology, Bard Coll ... Read full review
Th Emil Homerin
What Do We Mean by Religion
What It Is and HowItDefines
Religion Politics Culture Law and Society
Zionism Imperialism and Nationalism
The Modernization of Christianity
The Modernization of Judaism
The Modernization of Islam
Christianity Meets Other Religions
Averroes Maimonides and Aquinas
Seeing the Unseen
Latin Christianity the Crusades and the Islamic Response
Judaism Christianity and Islam in Spain from the Eighth
Christianity and Islam in the Balkans from the Fifteenth