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World religions : a guide to the essentials / Thomas A. Robinson and Hillary P. Rodrigues, [editors].

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Location: Fennell STACKS BL80.3 .W645 2014
Barcode: 30731101220949
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780801049712
  • ISBN: 0801049717
  • Physical Description: xi, 347 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Studying world religions -- Ancient religions -- Judaism -- Christianity -- Islam -- Hinduism -- Buddhism -- Jainism -- Sikhism -- Chinese religions -- Japanese religions -- Other religions and major religious subgroups.
Summary, etc.:
"This masterful survey of world religions presents a clear and concise portrait of the history, beliefs, and practices of Eastern and Western religions. The new edition contains added material and has been revised throughout. The authors, both respected scholars of world religions, have over fifty years of combined teaching experience. Their book is accessibly written for introductory classes, can be easily adapted for one- or two-semester courses, and presents a neutral approach for broad classroom use. Pedagogical aids include further reading suggestions, photographs, sidebars, and pronunciation guides. An 800-question bank of multiple-choice test questions is available to professors through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources."
Subject: Religions > Textbooks.
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