World Religions in a Post-modern Age

World Religions in a Post-modern Age

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This intelligent, informative, and thought-provoking volume examines the teachings of the world's major religions, and goes on to show how they can continue to exist in a post-modern world, and the implications their differences - and more importantly - common features have had, and will continue to have in a post-modern world. "World Religions in a Post-Modern World" comprises four sections. The first presents an introduction to religion as a whole and discusses how religious traditions and beliefs differ from metaphysics. Section two presents interpretations of Eastern religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Zen. The third section deals with Middle Eastern and Western religions like Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. The volume then concludes by presenting a vision for religious freedom in the Post-Modern Age.
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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18.54mm | 462.66g
  • Saint Paul, MN, United States
  • English
  • 1557788669
  • 9781557788665
  • 2,255,160

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"This is the book for my Philosophy of Religion course that I have been waiting for! Ruf's outstanding scholarship is complemented by his exceptional writing and wide-ranging grasp of the matter." --John N. Vielkind, Ph.D., Professor & Chair, Philosophy Department, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
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About Henry Ruf

Henry Ruf is Adjunct Professor of English and Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University, and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at West Virginia University.
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