The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion Paperback
Edited by John Hinnells
Part of the Routledge Religion Companions series
The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion is a major resource for courses in Religious Studies.
It begins by explaining the most important methodological approaches to religion, including psychology, philosophy, anthropology and comparative study, before moving on to explore a wide variety of critical issues, such as gender, science, fundamentalism, ritual, and new religious movements.
Written by renowned international specialists, this new edition: * includes eight new chapters, including post-structuralism, religion and economics, religion and the environment, religion and popular culture, and sacred space * surveys the history of religious studies and the key disciplinary approaches * explains why the study of religion is relevant in today's world * highlights contemporary issues such as globalization, diaspora and politics * includes annotated reading lists, a glossary and summaries of key points to assist student learning.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 624 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 04/09/2009
- Category: Religion: general
- ISBN: 9780415473286