Introduction to World Religions

Introduction to World Religions

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A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting layout with rich illustrations. The second edition has new and extended primary source readings, a stronger section on the religions of South Asia, additional maps, a new full-colour, student-friendly format, and more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 536 pages
  • 195 x 240 x 40mm | 1,487g
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • Colour illustrations throughout
  • 0745956874
  • 9780745956879
  • 81,086

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"Positive, thoughtful, and sympathetic treatment of a very wide range of faiths." * Religious Education Press * "A moving and illuminating book. I am aware of nothing on the market remotely comparable in scope, balance, readability, and sensitivity." * The Church Times * "A sumptuous handbook. Profusely illustrated in full colour . . . a guide to the past and present faiths of the world." * Times Educational Supplement *
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About Christopher Partridge

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Contemporary Religion at University College Chester. Dr Tim Dowley is a historian and a prolific author and editor of Bible resources for adults and children. He has also written popular biographies of J.S. Bach and Robert Schumann. He lives with his wife and three children in Dulwich, south London.
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