Ch 23: Early Eastern Religions Overview

About This Chapter

Use this overview of early Eastern religions to boost your knowledge of the teachings of Confucianism and Taoism. This chapter also examines the history behind Hinduism, Buddhism and the Great Crusades.

Early Eastern Religions Overview - Chapter Summary

Religious beliefs and practices vary greatly around the world and have vastly different beginnings. This chapter explores the history of religion in the East. Lessons provide in-depth information about the teachings of prominent philosophers and examine the history of well-known religions. Once you've reviewed this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between Confucianism and Taoism and discuss how they were both practiced in China
  • Define and describe the history and beliefs of Hinduism
  • Discuss the life of Siddhartha Gautama and the founding of Buddhism
  • Explain the history and share the timeline of the Great Crusades

This chapter provides all the resources you need to understand early Eastern religions at your own pace. Lessons are fun to review and can be accessed as many times as needed to strengthen your knowledge of these concepts. Self-assessment quizzes are available to check your understanding of the topics you reviewed in the lessons. If you have questions about chapter topics, be sure to submit them to our experts.

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