World Views

World Views : Crosscultural Explorations of Human Beliefs

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For courses in Introduction to World Religions and Introduction to Religious Studies. This text offers a balanced, wide-ranging, and realistic approach to the study of modern religion. It explores and analyzes the many dimensions not only of the major religious traditions, but also those of the civil religions (e.g., nationalism) that often compete and combine with them in the modern world.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 157.48 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 272.15g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130209805
  • 9780130209801
  • 1,083,565

Table of contents

1. Exploring Religion and Analyzing Worldviews. 2. Worldviews: An Inventory. 3. The Experiential Dimension. 4. The Mythic Dimension. 5. The Doctrinal Dimension. 6. The Ethical Dimension. 7. The Ritual Dimension. 8. The Social Dimension. 9. Reflections on the Twentieth Century. Postscript: Further Explorations in Worldview Analysis. Further Reading. Index.show more

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