9780205956906

Living Religions, Books a la Carte Edition Plus NEW MyReligionLab with eText -- Access Card Package

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205956906

  • ISBN 10:

    0205956904

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 02/08/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Modern religions in today’s changing world

 

Living Religions emphasizes the personal consciousness of believers and their own accounts of their religion and relevance in the present day. Mary Pat Fisher considers how the contemporary beliefs and practices of each of these traditions has evolved, and explores the changing nature of each religion. The ninth edition focuses on cultural customs, popular spiritual practices, mixtures of religions, and varieties of religions ways.  Expanded coverage of women, including women’s voices and contributions, is woven into the discussion of each religion.

 

Living Religions provides a sympathetic approach to the historical teachings of traditional faiths, indigenous religions, and new religious movements. The text follows a clear and straightforward account of the development, doctrines, and practices of the major faiths followed today.

 

 

MyReligionLab is an integral part of the Fisher program. Key learning applications include MyReligionLibrary, Closer Look tours, and a personalized study plan.  

 

A better teaching and learning experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how:

  • Personalize Learning –  MyReligionLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and helps instructors gauge individual and class performance.
  • Improve Critical Thinking – Review questions throughout the text encourage readers to think critically about religion.
  • Engage Students – Diverse stories and cultural images bring religion to life.
  • Support Instructors – The most comprehensive set of instructional materials available, instructor resources reinforce and enliven the study of world religions.

This Book a la Carte Edition is an unbound, three-hole punched, loose-leaf version of the textbook and provides students the opportunity to personalized their book by incorporating their own notes and taking the portion of the book they need to class – all at a fraction of the bound book price.

 

 

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