Encountering World Religions
The diversity of the world's religions has come to the West, but believers are often ill-equipped for any kind of serious engagement with non-Christians. In Encountering World Religions , professor and author Irving Hexham introduces all the world's major religious...
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The diversity of the world's religions has come to the West, but believers are often ill-equipped for any kind of serious engagement with non-Christians. In Encountering World Religions, professor and author Irving Hexham introduces all the world's major religious traditions in a brief and understandable way.
Hexham outlines key beliefs and practices in each religion, while also providing guidance on how to think critically about them from the standpoint of Christian theology. African, yogic, and Abrahamic traditions are all covered. Accessible and clear, Encountering World Religions will provide formal and lay students alike with a useful Christian introduction to the major faiths of our world.
Irving Hexham (Ph.D., University of Bristol) is professor of religious studies at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is a noted authority on world religions. Hexham is the author of over twenty books including Understanding Cults and New Religions; The Pocket Dictionary of Cults and New Religions and most recently Understanding World Religions: An Interdisciplinary Approach.
- <p>the Diversity Of The World's Religions Has Come To The West, But Believers Are Often Ill-equipped For Any Kind Of Serious Engagement With Non-christians. In <em>encountering World Religions</em>, Professor And Author Irving Hexham Introduces All The World's Major Religious Traditions In A Brief And Understandable Way.</p> <p>hexham Outlines Key Beliefs And Practices In Each Religion, While Also Providing Guidance On How To Think Critically About Them From The Standpoint Of Christian Theology. African, Yogic, And Abrahamic Traditions Are All Covered. Accessible And Clear, <em>encountering World Religions</em> Will Provide Formal And Lay Students Alike With A Useful Christian Introduction To The Major Faiths Of Our World.</p>