Exploring Religion / Edition 2

Exploring Religion / Edition 2

by Roger Schmidt
     
 


Topical introduction to the study of religion for undergraduates implementing a phenomenological approach. Thorough descriptions and analyses of dimensions of religious expression common to all religious tradition. Leads students to understand phenomena of religion and themselves.See more details below

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Topical introduction to the study of religion for undergraduates implementing a phenomenological approach. Thorough descriptions and analyses of dimensions of religious expression common to all religious tradition. Leads students to understand phenomena of religion and themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534088743
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/27/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


PART I. INTRODUCING RELIGION. 1. What Is Religion? 2. The History of Religion. 3. The Holy. 4. The Quest. PART II. THE CONCEPTUAL DIMENSION OF RELIGION. 5. Symbolism. 6. Speaking and Knowing. 7. Sacred Stories. 8. Scripture. 9. God. 10. Evil and Human Destiny. PART III. THE PERFORMATIVE AND SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF RELIGION. 11. Holy Communities. 12. Patterns and Varieties of Faith. 13. Salvation. 14. Features of Holy Rites. 15. Types of Holy Rites. 16. What is Religion?

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