From Taoism, to Islam, to Christianity, religion inevitably affects us all in some way. It can help us commune with and honor our spiritual natures. But it can also divide people and create great strife in the world. World Religions: Exploring Diversity will explore the various characteristics of faith and introduce the fundamentals of major religions: Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Shintoism, and Taoism. You’ll trace how these powerful faiths have influenced culture over thousands of years and essentially shaped the face of humanity. You’ll gain a clearer understanding of how religion continues to affect the larger world.