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Ways of Being Religious

Ways of Being Religious

by Gary E. Kessler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0767400895

ISBN-13: 9780767400893

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This historically organized collection of scriptural sources and interpretive essays can be used on its own or as a supplement. Its overall goal is to help beginning students read and understand significant source material pertaining to the world's great religions.

Overview

This historically organized collection of scriptural sources and interpretive essays can be used on its own or as a supplement. Its overall goal is to help beginning students read and understand significant source material pertaining to the world's great religions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780767400893
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Pages:
535
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION
1. A Challenge
Lee H. Yearley: �New Religious Virtues and the Study of Religion�
2. What Is Religion?
Rem B. Edwards: The Search for Family Resemblances of Religion
3. How Should We Study Religion?
William E. Paden: Comparative Perspectives / Wayne Proudfoot: Explanation
PART II. WAYS OF BEING RELIGIOUS ORIGINATING IN AFRICA AND NORTH AMERICA
4. Ways of Being Religious in Africa
Benjamin C. Ray: African Religions / Marcel Griaule: Conversations with Ogotemmeli / Pygmy Hymn On God / Kintu—A Story of the Ganda / E. E. Evans-Pritchard: Nuer Sacrifice / Marjorie Shostak: Nisa—A Woman Healer / Kwasi Wiredu: �African Religions from a Philosophical Point of View�
5. Ways of Being Religious Among Native North Americans
(and more...)

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