A Short Introduction to World Religions

Written By Christopher Partridge
A Short Introduction to World Religions
  • Publsiher : Fortress Press
  • Release : 01 April 2018
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
  • Pages : 394 pages
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Download or read book entitled A Short Introduction to World Religions by author: Christopher Partridge which was release on 01 April 2018 and published by Fortress Press with total page 394 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This leading textbook for world religions is now available in a more concise version. Many of the features of Introduction to World Religions are retained in this volume but with focus on the religious traditions themselves. The section on religions of antiquity has been removed and key content in each chapter streamlined to increase accessibility for students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach, this book offers an arresting layout with rich illustrations. It continues to provide broad coverage of diverse religions, including indigenous religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, and Chinese, Korean, and Japanese religions.The user-friendly content is enhanced by charts of religious festivals, historic timelines, updated maps of the world's religions, and a useful glossary. Both historical overviews and modern perspectives for each religion are included.This edition includes several updates made to the new third edition, including a new design, a new section on women and religion, and a newly revised section on religions in today's world.

A Short Introduction to World Religions

A Short Introduction to World Religions
  • Author : Christopher Partridge,Timothy Dowley
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : This leading textbook for world religions is now available in a more concise version. Many of the features of Introduction to World Religions are retained in this volume but with focus on the religious traditions themselves. The section on religions of antiquity has been removed and key content in each ...

Sin and Salvation in the World Religions

Sin and Salvation in the World Religions
  • Author : Harold Coward
  • Publisher : Oneworld Publications Limited
  • Release Date : 2003-05
  • Total pages : 197
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : A uniquely global yet concise survey of the role played by sin and salvation in all the major world faiths....

Global Philosophy of Religion

Global Philosophy of Religion
  • Author : Joseph Runzo
  • Publisher : Oneworld Publications Limited
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : Examining the tenets of the world's major religions, an introduction to the philosophy of religion addresses the numerous questions surrounding the nature, role, and survivability of religion in the modern world. Original....

God

God
  • Author : John Bowker
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 135
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : In this concise introduction to the deity, John Bowker explores how each major religion, and countless philosophers and theologians, have answered the fundamental question: Who or what is God? He also explores why some people believe in God and others do not, and concludes by looking at how our understanding ...

Introduction to World Religions

Introduction to World Religions
  • Author : Christopher Partridge,Timothy Dowley
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05
  • Total pages : 540
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : This leading textbook for world religion is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers ...

Pluralism in the World Religions

Pluralism in the World Religions
  • Author : Harold G. Coward
  • Publisher : Oneworld Publications Limited
  • Release Date : 2000-08-31
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : Featuring coverage of all the major religions, this is a fascinating introduction to the manner in which each world faith views the others....

African Religions A Very Short Introduction

African Religions  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Jacob K. Olupona
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-02-14
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : What are African religions? African Religions: A Very Short Introduction answers this question by examining primarily indigenous religious traditions on the African continent, as well as exploring Christianity and Islam. It focuses on the diversity of ethnic groups, languages, cultures, and worldviews, emphasizing the continent's regional diversity. Olupona examines a ...

The Abrahamic Religions a Very Short Introduction

The Abrahamic Religions  a Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Charles L. Cohen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-01-08
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : In the book of Genesis, God bestows a new name upon Abram--Abraham, a father of many nations. With this name and his Covenant, Abraham would become the patriarch of three of the world's major religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Connected by their mutual--if differentiated--veneration of the One God proclaimed by ...

Science and Religion A Very Short Introduction

Science and Religion  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Thomas Dixon
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-07-24
  • Total pages : 150
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : The debate between science and religion is never out of the news: emotions run high, fuelled by polemical bestsellers like iThe God Delusion/i and, at the other end of the spectrum, high-profile campaigns to teach 'Intelligent Design' in schools. Yet there is much more to the debate than the ...

Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy of Religion
  • Author : Tim Bayne
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 133
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : What is the philosophy of religion? How can we distinguish it from theology on the one hand and the psychology/sociology of religious belief on the other? What does it mean to describe God as "eternal"? And should religious people want there to be good arguments for the existence of ...

Religion a Very Short Introduction

Religion  a Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Thomas A. Tweed
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : Religion plays a central role in human experience. Billions of people around the world practice a faith and act in accordance with it. Religion shapes how they enter the world and how they leave it - how they eat, dress, marry, and raise their children. It affects law, economy, and ...

Christianity

Christianity
  • Author : Keith Ward
  • Publisher : Oneworld Publications Limited
  • Release Date : 2000-04-06
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : Provides an overview of the Christian faith including key tenets of Christian doctrine, ritual, and belief, and offers varying interpretations of such topics as the Resurrection and the Virgin Birth....

Paganism A Very Short Introduction

Paganism  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Owen Davies
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2011-05-26
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : 'Paganism' is an evocative word that, even today, conjures up deep-seated emotions and prejudices. Until recently, it was primarily a derogatory term used by Christians to describe the non-Christian cultures confronted and vanquished by their Churches. For some it evokes images of sacrifice and barbaric behaviour, while for others it ...

Spirituality A Very Short Introduction

Spirituality  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Philip Sheldrake
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-11-29
  • Total pages : 133
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : With a decline in traditional religious belief, interest in spirituality has grown in Western cultures. The notion of spirituality expresses the fact that people are driven by goals that concern more than material satisfaction. Here, the author explores the historical foundations of spirituality and thinks about how it transforms lives....

Theology A Very Short Introduction

Theology  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : David Ford
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-24
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 9781506445953
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Summary : This is an introduction to the subject of academic theology. Its basic approach is interrogative, raising key questions so as to lead into a range of selected topics such as knowledge community, salvation, God, prayer and evil....