Understanding the Religions of the World : An Introduction, Paperback Book

Understanding the Religions of the World : An Introduction Paperback

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Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually work .

Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with numerous study features and valuable overviews. A major new student-focused textbook concentrating on contemporary practices and beliefs of world religionsBrings together a team of experts to provide a uniquely comprehensive coverage of religious traditions, including African religions and the religions of Oceania, which are rarely covered in detailIntegrates original theory by arguing that each religion operates according to its own logic and order, and that they fulfill our need for a point of orientationIncorporates extensive student features including chapter introductions, did you know? sections, boxed examples/material, numerous images and maps, conclusions, study questions and teaching plans, available on publication at www.wiley.com/go/deming

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 520 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Comparative religion
  • ISBN: 9781118767573

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