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Religion Today: A Reader in Tradition, Modernity and Change presents a broad selection of primary and secondary texts for studying the central themes and issues in contemporary religion. This volume accompanies the five textbooks published in the Open University/Ashgate Religion Today Series, but also offers an independent, comprehensive Reader for all those studying and interested in religion today. The Reader is structured around five key themes: Sacred text to internet; Religion and social transformation; Civil religions; Global religions in regional context; Alternative spiritualities. Each section includes an introduction by the editor, and presents an international range of the most important textual sources for study.
Religion Today: Tradition, Modernity and Change - an Open University/Ashgate Series
This new Open University/Ashgate series of textbooks with accompanying reader offers an in-depth introduction to contemporary themes and challenges in religious studies, highlighting the central issues and ideas that are shaping religion today - and will continue to do tomorrow. Spanning many countries and religions, the textbooks include plentiful contemporary case studies and integrate methods of analysis and theoretical perspectives seamlessly into the text, ensuring that students understand the relevance of methodologies to lived experience and gain the abilities to transfer analytic skills and explanatory devices to the breadth of nations and religions. The 5 textbooks offer introductions to the following key issues in contemporary religious studies: representation and interpretation; modernity and social change; civil religion; the impact of globalisation on religion; the growth of alternative religion. The accompanying Reader presents primary source material structured around these core themes.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Series:||Religion Today: Tradition, Modernity and Change Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 23.00(d)|