Introduction to World Religions
Written by an international team of experts, this comprehensive, richly illustrated guide will help you understand the enormous diversity of religious beliefs and practices in our world today. A substantially revised edition of one of Lion's bestselling handbooks. -...
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Written by an international team of experts, this comprehensive, richly illustrated guide will help you understand the enormous diversity of religious beliefs and practices in our world today. A substantially revised edition of one of Lion's bestselling handbooks.
A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition 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 an arresting layout with rich illustrations. The second edition has new and extended primary source readings, a stronger section on the religions of South Asia, additional maps, a new full-colour, student-friendly format, and more.
- Catalogue Code 400295
- Product Code 9780745956879
- ISBN 0745956874
- EAN 9780745956879
- Pages 536
- Department Academic
- Category World Religions
- Sub-Category General
- Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
- Publication Date Jul 2014
- Sales Rank 56983
- Dimensions 240 x 195 x 36mm
- Weight 1.514kg
Dr Tim Dowley (Ph.D., University of Manchester) is a historian, and a prolific author and editor of Bible resources for adults and children. He has also written popular biographies of J.S. Bach and Robert Schumann.
Some of his publications include The Candle Illustrated Bible Encyclopaedia; The Christians: An Illustrated History; Life In Bible Times; The Crossway Illustrated Bible Handbook; The Baker Atlas of Christian History, and numerous children's books, games, activities and retlling of classics like Pilgrim's Progress. Most recently he has produced Christian Music: A Global History and a number of revisions of the EBR series
Christopher Partridge is Professor of Contemporary Religion at the University of Chester, England. Helen Reid is Director of Faith to Faith, a Christian consultancy. C