Studying Religion: An Introduction Through Cases

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Through the use of thought-provoking case studies, summaries, and review questions, this introductory level text shows students how to engage in the "academic" study of religion and helps instructors address some of the typical problems they encounter when introducing students to the study of religion. Kessler guides students through an unbiased and varied study of religious beliefs and practices such as sacred power, myths and rituals, religious art, the problem of evil, and the relationship between religion and morality. The text also addresses issues of gender and religious institutionalization.

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Gary E. Kessler has recently retired from the positions of Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies and Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at California State University, Bakersfield. He is now Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies and lives in Bellingham, WA. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion from Columbia University. He has taught at Bard College and Union Theological Seminary as well as California State University, Bakersfield. He is the author of a number of books and articles. His special interests are in comparative philosophy and religion.

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