Introduction To World Religions

Introduction To World Religions

Introduction to World Religions

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–color, student–friendly format, and more.

"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

About the Author
Christopher Partridge is Professor of Religion at Lancaster University. His research and writing focus on new religions and alternative spiritualities in the West.

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