Religion: The Basics / Edition 1

Religion: The Basics / Edition 1

by Malory Nye
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415263786

ISBN-13: 9780415263788

Pub. Date: 10/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Is religion the same as culture? How does it fit with life in the modern world? Do you have to 'believe' to be part of one?

"From televangelism in the American South to the wearing of hijab in Britain and Egypt; from the rise of paganism to the aftermath of 9/11, this accessible guide looks at the ways in which religion interacts with the everyday world in which we

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Is religion the same as culture? How does it fit with life in the modern world? Do you have to 'believe' to be part of one?

"From televangelism in the American South to the wearing of hijab in Britain and Egypt; from the rise of paganism to the aftermath of 9/11, this accessible guide looks at the ways in which religion interacts with the everyday world in which we live. A comprehensive introduction to the world of religion.

Religion: The Basics offers an invaluable and up-to-date overview for anyone wanting to find out more about this fascinating subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415263788
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Series:
Basics Series
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Religion: some basics1
2Culture21
3Power49
4Gender73
5Belief101
6Ritual125
7Texts149
8Contemporary religions, contemporary cultures177
Appthe study of religion and culture207
Bibliography211

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