The New Penguin Handbook of Living Religions / Edition 2

The New Penguin Handbook of Living Religions / Edition 2

by John R. Hinnells
     
 

Comprehensive and informative, The New Penguin handbook of Living Religions has been completely revised, with all chapters updated to include discussion of modern developments and recent scholarship. Compiled by a team of leading international scholars, it is an authoritative guide to understanding the religious beliefs and practices of the world today. See more details below

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Comprehensive and informative, The New Penguin handbook of Living Religions has been completely revised, with all chapters updated to include discussion of modern developments and recent scholarship. Compiled by a team of leading international scholars, it is an authoritative guide to understanding the religious beliefs and practices of the world today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140514803
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
04/29/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
912
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 7.76(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Living Religions The Contributors

Acknowledgements

Introduction to the New Handbook
John R. Hinnells

Introduction to the First Edition John R. Hinnells

Part I: The Religions
1. Judaism
Alan Unterman
2. Christianity
Andrew Walls
3. Islam
Alford T. Welch
4. Zoroastrianism
Mary Boyce
5. Hinduism
Simon Weightman
6. Sikhism
W. Owne Cole
7. Jainism
Kendall W. Folkert, revised and expanded by John E. Cort
8. Buddhism
L. S. Cousins
9. Chinese Religions
Michael Saso
10. Japanese Religions
David Reid
11. Native North American Religions
Armin W. Geertz
12. Religions of the Pacific
Brian Colless and Peter Donovan
13. African Religions
Aylward Shorter
14. New Religious Movements in Primal Societies
Harold W. Turner
15. Modern Alternative Religions in the West
J. Gordon Melton
16. Baha'ism
Denis MacEoin

Part II: Cross Cultural Issues
17. Religion and Gender
Ursula King
18. Spirituality
Ursula King
19. The Study of Diaspora Religion
John R. Hinnells
20. African Diaspora Religion
Ossie Stuart
21. The Austrailian South Asian Diaspora
Purushottama Bilimoria
22. The Religions of South Asian Communities in Britain
Kim Knott
23. The Religions of the South Asian Diaspora in Canada
Harold Coward
24. South Asian Religions in the United States
Raymond Brady Williams
25. Comparative Reflections on South Asian Religion in International Migration
John R. Hinnells

General Bibliography Index

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