Robert Van Voorst's ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES, now in its fifth edition, is the most widely adopted anthology in comparative world religions courses. Now, for the first time, Wadsworth is pleased to offer Van Voorst's ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES: EASTERN RELIGIONS. This new volume contains not only all of the scriptural selections from the previous ANTHOLOGY, but also newer textual material for each religion that brings scripture study closer to our own time. For example, the Eastern volume includes readings on Feng Shui, Engaged Buddhism, and the Falun Gong movement. Included in this concise, affordable reader is coverage of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism and Shinto. Van Voorst's characteristic clarity and pedagogical vision make for a student-friendly and scholarly dependable guide to the history, doctrines, ethical systems, structures and rituals of these major Eastern religions.Robert E. Van Voorst is the author of 'Anthology of World Scriptures: Eastern Religions', published 2006 under ISBN 9780495170600 and ISBN 0495170607.