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Encountering Religion : An Introduction to the Religions of the World - Ian S. Markham

Encountering Religion

An Introduction to the Religions of the World

By: Ian S. Markham (Editor), Tinu Ruparell (Editor)

Paperback Published: 2nd January 2001
ISBN: 9780631206743
Number Of Pages: 400

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This comprehensive, user-friendly text introduces students to the principal world faiths. This text is cross-referenced to and can be used in conjunction with Markham's "World Religions Reader," Second Edition as a complete teaching package for comparative religion courses.

List of Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Studying Religion: Issues in Definition and Method (Elizabeth Ramsey and Shannon Ledbetter).

Religion and Sociology (Julie F. Scott and Irene Hall).

Religion and Psychology (Carl Williams).

Religion and Scripture: The Function of the Special Books of Religion (Alex Smith).

Religion, Ritual, and Culture (Sean McLoughlin).

Religion and the Arts (Shannon Ledbetter).

Secular Humanism (J?annine Jobling).

Hinduism (Tinu Ruparell).

Buddhism (David Torevell).

Sikhism (John Parry).

Chinese Religion (Jack Leung).

Judaism (Elizabeth Ramsey).

Shintoism (Ian Markham).

Christianity (Alex Smith).

Islam (Victoria La?Porte).

Bibliography.

Index

ISBN: 9780631206743
ISBN-10: 0631206744
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 2nd January 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.61 x 17.12  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Annotated