Religious Studies: The Key Concepts

Religious Studies: The Key Concepts

by Carl Olson
     
 

Religious Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible, A-Z resource, defining and explaining key terms and ideas central to the study of religion. Exploring broad and recurring themes which are applicable in both eastern and western religions, cross-cultural examples are provided for each term to give a comprehensive overview of the subject. Subjects

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Religious Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible, A-Z resource, defining and explaining key terms and ideas central to the study of religion. Exploring broad and recurring themes which are applicable in both eastern and western religions, cross-cultural examples are provided for each term to give a comprehensive overview of the subject. Subjects covered include:

  • afterlife
  • comparative religion
  • festivals
  • ethics
  • gender
  • monotheism
  • world religions
  • modernity
  • pilgrimage
  • theism
  • secularization

With cross referencing and further reading provided throughout, this book provides an inclusive map of the discipline, and is an essential reference for all students, academics and researchers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415487214
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/15/2011
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface List of Key Concepts Religion and Religious Studies: An Introduction Key Concepts Bibliography

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