A history of religion East and West; an introduction and interpretation [by] Trevor Ling.

New York, Harper and Row [1970] .

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Subjects Religions -- History.
Series Harper colophon books ; CN 155.
Description xxix, 464 pages maps 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-439).
Contents Creeds and conformity. Christianity : from Jewish sect to Roman state-religion (70-500 C.E.) -- The emergence of Hinduism (70-500 C.E.) -- The Hinduisation of Buddhism (70-600 C.E.).
Nomads, peasants, and kings. Religion in the early city-civilisations of Asia -- Out of Mesopotamia and out of Egypt -- Religion in India during the early Vedic period (1500-1000 B.C. approximately) -- Yahweh and the Hebrew monarchy, to 926 B.C. -- Religion in India during the later Vedic period (1000-500 B.C. approximately).
Prophets and philosophers. The prophetic tradition of Israel (926-520 B.C.) -- Zarathustra, the prophet of Iran (618-541 B.C. approximately) -- Gautama the Buddha, the prophet of India (563-483 B.C.) -- The sophistication of primitive religion.
Religion and civilisation. The rise of Islam (600-750 C.E.) -- The expansion of Buddhism (600-1100 C.E.).
Religion and industrial society. Religion in the west, 1800 to the present -- Hinduism in the modern period, 1800 to the present -- Islam in the modern period, 1707 to the present -- Buddhism in the modern period, 1800 to the present.
Scribes, monks, and priests. Judaism from the exile to the fall of Jerusalem (587 B.C. to 70 C.E.) -- Early Buddhism (500 B.C.-70 C.E.) -- The reorientation of Brahmanism (500 B.C.-70 C.E.) -- The rise of Christianity, to 70 C.E.
Theologians, poets, and mystics. Medieval Hinduism (500-1500 C.E.) -- The rise and fall of medieval Christendom (500-1500 C.E.) -- Islam comes of age (750-1500 C.E.) -- Buddhist civilisation in Asia beyond India (1000-1800 C.E.) -- Religious contrasts and conflicts (1500-1800 C.E.).
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)77046
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WorldCat Identities Ling, Trevor, 1920-1995.
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