Religions of the World

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Prentice Hall PTR, Dec 12, 2008 - Religion - 416 pages
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Conceived for students with little or no background in the academic study of religions, Religions of the World offers the most broad coverage of world religions supported by primary source documents, coverage of religions as they exist today, and integrated media resources.


In preparing the eleventh  edition of  Religions of the World, Mark Woodward drew on his experience in teaching an introductory course on the religions of the world to thousands of undergraduates over the last two decades, living and working in Buddhist, Muslim and Chinese cultures for extended periods and on conversations with friends and colleagues in the Arizona Native American community.  In this edition, he has edited the text closely for clarity and readability and made other changes to keep it up to date and accurate including updating all sections on religion today for each tradition. Religions of the World  is comprehensive, readable, and engaging for all students.

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User Review  - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing

A very interesting read on world religions. Its a textbook, which greatly simplifies the religions being discussed. I wish there was more information on up and coming religions, such as Wicca. I also ... Read full review

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User Review  - pre20cenbooks - LibraryThing

Helpful detail to understanding people who may be your neighbors. Gives a general idea of what others believe; usually it is best to consider the source...just talk to a person of a different religion ... Read full review

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