Unformatted text preview: that their “tribal” predecessors or indigenous traditions lacked? What factors contributed to the acceptance and growth of the new universal religions? 1. Selections pertaining to early Buddhism on pp. 202-209 (4 th ed.) and 197-198 (3 rd ed., posted on Scholar (corresponds with 193-201, 3 rd ed.) ( last names A-C ) 2. Selections pertaining to Mahayana Buddhism on pp. 209-212, 254-259 (4 th ed.) (corresponds with pp. 240-259, 3 rd ed.) ( last names D-K ) 3. Selections pertaining to early Islam on pp. 259-267, 272-274 (4 th ed.) (corresponds with pp. 250-260 (3 rd ed.) ( last names L-P ) 4. More selections pertaining to early Islam, pp. 267-272, 275-277(only in 4 th ed.; posted on Scholar) ( last names R-W )...
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- Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, Mahayana, Traditional Asian Cultures, Early Buddhist schools, new universal religions