Invitation to World Religions

9780190690816

Invitation to World Religions

  • ISBN 13:

    9780190690816

  • ISBN 10:

    019069081X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/02/2018
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition
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Summary

Featuring a unique, consistent, and modular chapter structure--"Teachings," "History," and "Way of Life"--and numerous pedagogical features, Invitation to World Religions, Third Edition, invites students to explore the world's great religions with respect and a sense of wonder. This chapter
structure enables students to navigate each religion in a consistent and systematic way and to make comparisons between religions. The book describes the essential features of each religion and shows how they have responded to basic human needs and to the cultural contexts in which they developed.
The authors also encourage students to develop an appreciation for what religious beliefs and practices actually mean to their adherents.

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