Understand the Philosophy of Religion: A Teach Yourself Guide / Edition 3

Understand the Philosophy of Religion: A Teach Yourself Guide / Edition 3

by Mel Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 007174763X

ISBN-13: 9780071747639

Pub. Date: 10/13/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Understand our multicultural world better by understanding its religions

Understand the Philosophy of Religion will give you a solid background on what religion is really about. Exploring all the key principles upon which religion is based and setting out the arguments for and against belief in a clear, accessible style, it examines religion against

Overview

Understand our multicultural world better by understanding its religions

Understand the Philosophy of Religion will give you a solid background on what religion is really about. Exploring all the key principles upon which religion is based and setting out the arguments for and against belief in a clear, accessible style, it examines religion against current issues such as terrorism, evolution, and our multi-cultural society.

Features

  • One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started
  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience
  • Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress
  • Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the world's religions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071747639
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/13/2010
Series:
Teach Yourself: Reference Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

IntroductionCh 1 religious experienceCh 2 religious languageCh 3 God: the conceptsCh 4 God: the argumentsCh 5 atheism and humanismCh 6 the selfCh 7 psychology and religionCh 8 suffering and evilCh 9 religion and scienceCh 10 religion and societytaking it furtherindex

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