Based on the bestselling two-volume World Religions: Eastern and Western Traditions, A Concise Introduction to World Religions, Third Edition. A concise introduction to world religions / edited by Willard G. Oxtoby & Alan F. View the summary of this work. Bookmark: Ideal for a one-semester course, this new text–based on the two-volume introduction published in and edited by Willard G. Oxtoby–covers the major world.
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Introudction rated it liked it Sep 02, Explores the world’s major religious traditions in depth, from their origins, through their development, to their meaning and practice in today’s society. Kireja rated it liked it Sep 27, My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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The book could use a bit of copy-editing for its next edition — hey, Oxford, check those dates for Joan of Arc’s lif As with some of the other textbooks on my “read” shelf, there is a caveat with this one: English View all editions and formats Summary:. Christine W rated it really liked it Aug 16, This is a college-level level text that is a survey of the major religions of the world.
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Features About the Author s Features Balances historical and contemporary coverage by offering students a solid grounding in the foundation of each tradition while also exploring the role that each tradition plays in contemporary society and the challenges that it faces Excerpts from sacred texts, prayers, or hymns in each chapter include passages from the Bible, the Qur’an, the Dhammapada, the Bhagavad Gita, the Adi Granth, the Book of Mormon, and a Baha’i prayer Coverage of new religions and movements Ch.
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A concise introduction to world religions
The Great Conversation Belden C. Renowned contributors trace the origins and evolution of the major traditions, explain their essential teachings, outline their practices, and examine their interactions with modern culture and society, while insightful introductory and concluding essays suggest countless avenues for further reflection and study. Connor Oswald rated it really liked it Dec 07, Oxford University Press- Religion – pages.
Amir Hussain, Roy C. Amore, Amir Hussain, and Willard Oxtoby. Renowned contributors trace the origins and evolution of the major traditions, explain their essential teachings, outline their practices, religgions examine their interactions with modern culture and society, while insightful introductory and concluding essays suggest countless avenues for further reflection and study.
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Digital Library Federation, December Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this relkgions Please enter your name. The late Alan F. Vedic Voices David M. Amore and Amir Hussain New “Recent Development” sections in each chapter examine the modern challenges and recent developments religkons to each tradition More coverage of women and religion throughout, including additional discussion of the contributions of women to the development of each tradition and their roles in practicing and performing rituals Fully revised and updated throughout; each chapter incorporates the latest research and developments in the study of voncise tradition A redesigned full-color art program effectively illustrates the practices, rituals, and symbols characteristic of each faith.
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