Introduction to World Religions

This third edition has several updates, including a new design, a new section on women and religion, and a newly revised section on religions in today's world.

Introduction to World Religions

Introduction to World Religions

This leading textbook for world religion is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting layout with rich illustrations. Introductory sections on understanding religion and the religions of antiquity lay the foundation for the study of the numerous religious traditions highlighted in the volume, including indigenous religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, and Chinese, Korean, and Japanese religions. The user-friendly content is enhanced by charts of religious festivals, historic timelines, updated maps of the world's religions, and a useful glossary. Both historical overviews and modern perspectives for each religion are included. This third edition has several updates, including a new design, a new section on women and religion, and a newly revised section on religions in today's world.

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Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-01 - Publisher: Fortress Press

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Language: en
Pages: 408
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-24 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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Pages: 216
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