Understand the Philosophy of Religion: Teach Yourself Paperback / softback
by Mel Thompson
Part of the Teach Yourself - General series
Is this the right book for me?This book is for anyone wanting to understand what religion is really about.
Exploring all the key principles upon which religion is based and setting out the arguments for and against belief in a clear, accessible style, it examines religion against current issues such as terrorism, evolution, and our multi-cultural society. Understand the Philosophy of Religion includes:Chapter 1: Religious experienceChapter 2: Religious languageChapter 3: God: the conceptsChapter 4: God: the argumentsChapter 5: Atheism and humanismChapter 6: The selfChapter 7: Psychology and religionChapter 8: Suffering and evilChapter 9: Religion and scienceChapter 10: Religion and societyLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added features:Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of psychology. Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: John Murray Press
- Publication Date: 28/05/2010
- Category: Philosophy of religion
- ISBN: 9781444105001