Ways of Being Religiousby Gary E. Kessler
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.
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Table of ContentsPART 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 / KintuA Story of the Ganda / E. E. Evans-Pritchard: Nuer Sacrifice / Marjorie Shostak: NisaA Woman Healer / Kwasi Wiredu: �African Religions from a Philosophical Point of View�
5. Ways of Being Religious Among Native North Americans
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