Introduction to World Religions

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Christopher Hugh Partridge
Fortress Press, 2005 - Religion - 495 pages
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This substantially revised and updated edition features maps, charts, and more than two hundred photographs, many in color. An international group of expert scholars sympathetically discuss the world's major religious traditions (including Buddhism, Baha'i, and Jainism) and new religious movements.
  

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Contents

Preface
9
Religions of Antiquity
38
Indigenous Religions
100
Hinduism
134
Jainism
165
Buddhism
188
Sikhism
216
A Historical Overview
242
Judaism
265
Christianity
310
PART
356
Religion in Todays World
435
Rapid FactFinder
456
Contributors
483
Acknowledgments
494
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About the author (2005)

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Contemporary Religion at University College Chester, England.

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