The Importance of Religion: Meaning and Action in our Strange World

The Importance of Religion: Meaning and Action in our Strange World

by Gavin Flood
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The Importance of Religion: Meaning and Action in our Strange World by Gavin Flood

The Importance of Religion reveals the significance of religion in modern times, showing how it provides people with meaning to their lives and helps guide them in their everyday moral choices

  • Provides readers with a new understanding of religion, demonstrating how in its actions, texts and world views religion is enduring and vividly engages with the mystery of the world
  • Offers striking arguments about the relationship of religion to science, art and politics
  • Engagingly written by a highly respected scholar of religion with an international reputation

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405189712
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/03/2012
Series: Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gavin Flood is Professor of Hindu Studies and Comparative Religion at the University of Oxford where he is also the Academic Director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies. He is the author of Introduction to Hinduism (1996) and The Ascetic Self: Subjectivity, Memory, Tradition (2006); and editor of the Blackwell Companion to Hinduism (2003).

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The Importance of Religion: Meaning and Action in our Strange World 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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