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For courses in World Religions, Comparative Religions or Introduction to Religion.
This classic work presents the world's religions in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner. It helps students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. It is written in an engaging style and fully updated--with fresh insights and information on each of the world’s major religions, along with new religious movements.
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This classic, balanced introduction to world religion combines factual information with empathetic writing to capture the ever-evolving wonder, flavor, and beauty of the teachings, practices, and institutions of the world's diverse spiritual traditions and cultures.From the Back Cover:
Many Peoples, Many Faiths: Women and Men in the World Religions
Robert S. Ellwood, Barbara A. McGraw
This classic work presents the religions of the world in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner, helping students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics, positive meaning, romance, and beauty, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. Written in an engaging style, it comes fully updated--with fresh insights and information on the theology/philosophy, practice, social organization, ethics, art and experiential aspects of the world religions, placing them in their historical context.
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Book Description Pearson Higher Education, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110136017614
Book Description Pearson Higher Education, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0136017614