Encountering Religion: An Introduction to the Religions of the World / Edition 1

Encountering Religion: An Introduction to the Religions of the World / Edition 1

by Ian S. Markham, Tinu Ruparell, Ruparell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631206744

ISBN-13: 9780631206743

Pub. Date: 01/08/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This comprehensive, user-friendly text introduces students to the principal world faiths. This text is cross-referenced to and can be used in conjunction with Markham's World Religions Reader, Second Edition as a complete teaching package for comparative religion courses.

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This comprehensive, user-friendly text introduces students to the principal world faiths. This text is cross-referenced to and can be used in conjunction with Markham's World Religions Reader, Second Edition as a complete teaching package for comparative religion courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631206743
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/08/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Studying Religion: Issues in Definition and Method (Elizabeth Ramsey and Shannon Ledbetter).

Religion and Sociology (Julie F. Scott and Irene Hall).

Religion and Psychology (Carl Williams).

Religion and Scripture: The Function of the Special Books of Religion (Alex Smith).

Religion, Ritual, and Culture (Sean McLoughlin).

Religion and the Arts (Shannon Ledbetter).

Secular Humanism (J’annine Jobling).

Hinduism (Tinu Ruparell).

Buddhism (David Torevell).

Sikhism (John Parry).

Chinese Religion (Jack Leung).

Judaism (Elizabeth Ramsey).

Shintoism (Ian Markham).

Christianity (Alex Smith).

Islam (Victoria La’Porte).

Bibliography.

Index

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