Many Peoples, Many Faiths: Women and Men in the World Religions
Robert S. Ellwood, Barbara A. McGraw
This classic work presents the religions of the world in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner, helping students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics, positive meaning, romance, and beauty, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. Written in an engaging style, it comes fully updated--with fresh insights and information on the theology/philosophy, practice, social organization, ethics, art and experiential aspects of the world religions, placing them in their historical context.
SPECIAL FEATURES OF THIS EDITION, INCLUDING NEW MATERIAL:
- (New!) Sections on religion and politics for each world religion
- Sections on women in religion for each world religion
- Sections on each world religion in America
- (New!) Revised chapter on Islam, adding more information on Islam’s manifestations around the world
- (New!) Additions to the preexisting wealth of photographs in this beautiful text
- (New!) Updated bibliography and information on the current important and changing role of religionin world affairs
- Helpful maps, timelines, summary information tables, and glossary to guide student’s learning
- Final chapter on issues in and affecting religion today and tomorrow, such as globalization, climate change, and pluralism
"A very good book, best on the market"
Helena Gourko, Merrimack College, MA
"There is no competition for this book. It is as nearly perfect introductory textbook in my considered estimation."
Dell deChant, University of South Florida