On Common Ground : World Religions in America

On Common Ground : World Religions in America

by Diana L. Eck
     
 
AWARDED: Media and Methods1998 Awards Portfolio winner; Choice's 35th Annual Outstanding Academic Books list; 1998 Educom Medal, American Academy of Religion; Finalist, 1998 EdPress (The Association of Educational Publishers) Distinguished Achievement Award

Developed under the guidance of the winner of the 1998 National Humanities and 1998 Educom Medals, this is a

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AWARDED: Media and Methods1998 Awards Portfolio winner; Choice's 35th Annual Outstanding Academic Books list; 1998 Educom Medal, American Academy of Religion; Finalist, 1998 EdPress (The Association of Educational Publishers) Distinguished Achievement Award

Developed under the guidance of the winner of the 1998 National Humanities and 1998 Educom Medals, this is a stimulating multimedia introduction to the changing religious landscape of the United States. A combination of text, video, graphics, music, and the voices of followers explore the beliefs and practices of 15 religious traditions and dramatize America's new cultural diversity. Includes a database of 400 centers in 18 regions of the US.

-Ushers religious scholarship into a new age. Browsers will be dazzled by the graphics and by the deft interconnections, but scholars will find the intellectual sophistication invaluable to their research and teaching. - Randall Balmer - Barnard College, Columbia University -Recommended for public libraries with rich religion collections and for academic libraries. -Library Journal -An outstanding accomplishment that embellishes the true meaning of the phrase 'multimedia reference,' On Common Ground is a must-have for any library, school or organization needing resources about the religious diversity in the United States. -American Reference Books Annual

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231108980
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Edition description:
CD-ROM

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