336 pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. RELIGION. Demonstrates how the world's major belief systems grew out of particular cultures, and how they both influenced and reacted to the prevailing social, political and economic circumstances. Covers Indian Religions and the Hindu Tradition, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Chinese Religion, Korean Religion, Japanese Religions, Judaism, Zarathustra and the Parsis, Mediterranean Religions, Christianity, Islam, and New Religions. Includes an Index. (Key Words: John Bowker, Indian Religions, Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Chinese Religion, Korean Religion, Japanese Religion, Judaism, Zarathustra, Parsis, Mediterranean Religions, Christianity, Islam, New Religions, Tibet, Zoroastrianism, Shamans, Sacrifice, Protestantism, Muslims, Jerusalem, Japan, Greeks, God, China, New Testament, Bible).