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Introduction to Religious StudiesIntroduction to Religious Studies
Filling the need for a clear, solid overview to introduction to religious studies courses, this text is neither too broad nor too narrow. Chapters explore what religion is and how it is formed and studied; religious experience; truth claims; ethics and moral theology; violence and religion; social involvement; religion and the environment; ascetici ...
Number of pages: 225 | Publication Date: 2009-09-17 | ISBN-13: 9780884899761

The Cambridge Companion to Religious Studies (Cambridge Companions to Religion)The Cambridge Companion to Religious Studies (Cambridge Companions to Religion)
The Cambridge Companion to Religious Studies is both informative and provocative, introducing readers to key debates in the contemporary study of religion and suggesting future research possibilities. A group of distinguished scholars takes up some of the most pressing theoretical questions in the field. What is a 'religious tradition'? How are rel ...
Number of pages: 444 | Publication Date: 2011-12-19 | ISBN-13: 9780521710145

The World's Religions (Plus)The World's Religions (Plus)
Huston Smith
The World’s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith (Tales of Wonder), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions.This revised and ...
Number of pages: 448 | Publication Date: 2009-05-12 | ISBN-13: 9780061660184

Religious StudiesReligious Studies
Carl Olson
Religious Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible, A-Z resource, defining and explaining key terms and ideas central to the study of religion. Exploring broad and recurring themes which are applicable in both eastern and western religions, cross-cultural examples are provided for each term to give a comprehensive overview of the subject. Subject ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2010-10-21 | ISBN-13: 9780415487221

A Critical Introduction to the Study of ReligionA Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion
Craig Martin
'A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion' explains the key ideas and methods in the study of religion and demonstrates how they can be used. The aim is to provide students with a tool-kit of critical concepts for studying religious belief and behaviour. Throughout the discussion all ideas and methods are illustrated with clear case materia ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2014-09-18 | ISBN-13: 9781845539924

World ReligionsWorld Religions
John Bowker
Taking a refreshing new approach toward understanding different faiths, World Religions looks at the beliefs and practices of many different religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam. Explained through detailed annotation of sacred texts, religious artifacts, paintings, and architecture, this book wi ...
Number of pages: 216 | Publication Date: 2006-02-20 | ISBN-13: 9780756617721

Nine Theories of ReligionNine Theories of Religion
Daniel Pals
Why do human beings believe in divinities? Why do some seek eternal life, while others seek escape from recurring lives? Why do the beliefs and behaviors we typically call "religious" so deeply affect the human personality and so subtly weave their way through human society?Revised and updated in this third edition, Nine Theories of Religion consid ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2014-09-08 | ISBN-13: 9780199859092

The Varieties of Religious Experience; A Study in Human NatureThe Varieties of Religious Experience; A Study in Human Nature
William James
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... Lectures XVI and XVII MYSTICISM OVER and over again in these lectures I have raised points and left them open and unfinishe ...
Number of pages: 174 | Publication Date: 2013-09-12 | ISBN-13: 9781230334646

Critical Terms for Religious StudiesCritical Terms for Religious Studies
A century that began with modernism sweeping across Europe is ending with a remarkable resurgence of religious beliefs and practices throughout the world. Wherever one looks today, from headlines about political turmoil in the Middle East to pop music and videos, one cannot escape the pivotal role of religious beliefs and practices in shaping selve ...
Number of pages: 423 | Publication Date: 1998-08-15 | ISBN-13: 9780226791579

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