The World's Religions: Worldviews and Contemporary Issues
William A. Young employs a set of engaging, essential questions to draw students into a concise, contemporary study of the world's religions. Coverage includes major religions, as well as indigenous religions and new religious movements, providing basic history and worldviews of each. Unlike other leading texts on the market, Young devotes an entire section to twenty-first century ethical concerns--ecology, economics, war, capital punishment, abortion, euthanasia, gender, and sexual orientation--describing in a balanced manner how world religions understand and address these issues.
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Daodejing was Lao Zi, so it is entirely possible that the legend of the “old Master”
arose to provide a specific author for this ancient book. The Daodejing
Regardless of who wrote this work, the Daodejing stands alongside works such
as the ...
The Worldview of Daoist Philosophy Any discussion of Daoist philosophy should
be prefaced by the caution found in the Daodejing (Legge 1891: 100): He who
knows does not speak; he who is (ever ready to) speak about it does not know it.
The tradition is still preserved, however, by individuals (including many in the
West) who find in the Daodejing and other classical texts an appealing
philosophy of life. Its teachings of the return to a natural way of life are particularly
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