Introducing Religion: From Inside and Outside / Edition 3

Introducing Religion: From Inside and Outside / Edition 3

by Robert S. Ellwood Emeritus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013503566X

ISBN-13: 9780135035665

Pub. Date: 02/24/1993

Publisher: Pearson

This is an introductory survey and practical hands-on guide to religious studies as both an inner experience and as a social phenomenon. A balanced discussion of intellectual, worship and sociological aspects of religion, the guide explores the symbols and rites of religion; the expression of religion through art forms; the ethical aspects of

Overview

This is an introductory survey and practical hands-on guide to religious studies as both an inner experience and as a social phenomenon. A balanced discussion of intellectual, worship and sociological aspects of religion, the guide explores the symbols and rites of religion; the expression of religion through art forms; the ethical aspects of religion; and the conceptual messages of religion. An ideal introductory text to Theology, Philosophy, and Religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135035665
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/24/1993
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Scenarios for the Real Self.

2. History of Religion on Planet Earth.

3. Oases of the Mind: The Psychology of Religion.

4. Magic Doorways: Symbol, Rite, and Religion.

5. Faith Through Form: Religion and Art.

6. Traveling Together: The Sociology of Religion.

7. Truth Messages: The Conceptual Expression of Religion.

8. How Shall We Live? Religion and Ethics.

Epilogue: Secularization and Religion's Future.

Appendix: Studying Religion.

Bibliography.

Index.

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