A Concise Introduction to World Religions, 2nd Edition
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Mitzi said Concis ntroducton to World Religon. This textbook is what was required by my Professor and is serving its purpose for class. The Professor knows best. Thank you for such a great price of this book.. thanks This book is a good read and was in good shape when received. I have gained a better understanding of the religions of the world.. "Book arrived in time and in good conditions. However" according to J. Burch. Book arrived in time and in good conditions. However, I have found many errors in the text. For example, the author defined Christian Milleniallism as the belief that Jesus would return 1000 years after his death, while the true definition is that it is a Christian belief that Jesus would return to rule FOR one thousand years after his death. I cannot speak to errors outside of the Christian faith, as I am not informed to do so, but there seem to be many small misunderstandings on the behalf of the author regarding Christianity.
"This is a good, solid edition usable in a wide variety of classroom settings."--William Acres, Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario"A Concise Introduction to World Religions is a clear and accessible text that will surely hold students' attention. Smith, Penn State University. My students would appreciate the clear writing style." --Curtis D. Among the numerous introductory texts on world religions, I consider it one of the best."--Tim Labron, Concordia University College"This is one of the most clearly written of all the world religions textbooks I have viewed
Renowned scholars trace the origins and evolution of the major traditions, explain their essential teachings, outline their practices, and examine their interactions with modern culture and society, while insightful introductory and concluding essays suggest countless avenues for further reflection and study. Based on the best-selling two-volume World Religions: Eastern and Western Traditions, this concise, contributed second edition is a survey of faiths throughout the world. With extracts from each tradition's most important thinkers, both ancient and modern, along with timelines, maps, glossaries, guides to key geographic sites, annotated reading lists, vibrant color photographs, handy "Tradition at a Glance" summaries, and a brand-new chapter on new religious movements, A Concise Introduction to World Religions, Second Edition, offers a rich introduction to the subject.ENGAGING PEDAGOGY: A wealth of learning tools throughout help students appreciate and understand world religions:* "Focus" boxes provide insight into rituals or practices that are specific to each religion, such as going to t
His books include Rebecca's Children, Paul the Convert, and Life afterDeath.. Segal is Professor of Religion and Igeborg Rennert Professor of Jewish studies at Barnard College, Columbia University. He has written extensively in the fields of comparative religion, Judaism, and early Christianity. Oxtoby, the original editor of this work, was Professor Emeritus at the University of