Religions Of The World (12Th Edition)

  • Publish Date: 2011-11-03
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Lewis M. Hopfe;Mark R. Woodward

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Discoverthe historical importance of religion in the world's cultures

Closely edited for clarity and readability, and conceivedfor students with little or no background in the academic study of religions, Religions of the Worldoffers the most up-to-date and historically accurate coverage of the worlds major religions. It not only explains to students why it is imperative to study religions, but does this through the supportof primary source documents, coverage of religions as they exist today, and integrated media resources.

In preparing thetwelfthedition ofReligions of the World,MarkWoodwarddrew on his introductory teaching experience to thousands of undergraduates over the last decade and his living / working experiences in Asian Christian, Buddhist, Confucian and Muslim societies for extended periods. He continues to stress the importance of religion in the worlds cultures, and the need to promote harmony and understanding among people of different faiths.

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