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The Humanistic Tradition features a flexible, topical approach that helps students understand humankind's creative legacy as a continuum rather than as a series of isolated events. This widely acclaimed interdisciplinary survey offers a global perspective, countless illustrations, and more than 150 literary sources. Available in multiple formats, The Humanistic Tradition explores the political, economic, and social contexts of human culture, providing a global and multicultural perspective which helps students better understand the relationship between the West and other world cultures.
Table of Contents
Book Two: Medieval Europe and the World Beyond
8 A Flowering of Faith: Christianity and Buddhism
The Background to Christianity
The Rise of Christianity
The Teachings of Paul
The Spread of Christianity
The Rise of Buddhism
The Spread of Buddhism
9 The Language of Faith: Symbolism and the Arts
The Christian Identity
The Buddhist Identity
10 The Islamic World: Religion and Culture
The Religion of Islam
The Spread of Islam
11 Patterns of Medieval Life
The Germanic Tribes
Charlemagne and the Carolingian Renaissance
Early Medieval Culture
High Medieval Culture
12 Christianity and the Medieval Mind
The Christian Way of Life and Death
The Medieval Church
13 The Medieval Synthesis in the Arts
The Romanesque Church
The Gothic Cathedral
14 The World Beyond the West: India, China, and Japan
August 10, 2011
by Andrew Murray
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