Why Study Religion?
Why Studying Religion Matters in a Pluralistic Context This brief primer explains why Christian students should study religion, how they should go about it, and why it is important in our contemporary, pluralistic context. Senior religion scholar Terry Muck...
You May Also Like
Why Studying Religion Matters in a Pluralistic Context
This brief primer explains why Christian students should study religion, how they should go about it, and why it is important in our contemporary, pluralistic context. Senior religion scholar Terry Muck introduces the discipline and explains how it can be approached by Christian students. He explores the contemporary significance of studying religion in a complex, multicultural world and concludes by addressing the skills students must bring to the study of religion in the twenty-first century. Written in accessible prose suitable for undergraduates, this introduction can be used to supplement any standard religion textbook.
Terry Muck (PhD, Northwestern University) is professor of missions and world religions at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is the author of nine books, including Ministry and Theology in Global Perspective: Contemporary Challenges for the Church, The Mysterious Beyond: A Basic Guide to Studying Religion, Those Other Religions in Your Neighborhood: Loving Your Neighbor When You Don't Know How and Christians Talk About Buddhist Meditation, Buddhists Talk About Christian Prayer.
- <b>why Studying Religion Matters In A Pluralistic Context<br></b><br> This Brief Primer Explains Why Christian Students Should Study Religion, How They Should Go About It, And Why It Is Important In Our Contemporary, Pluralistic Context. Senior Religion Scholar Terry Muck Introduces The Discipline And Explains How It Can Be Approached By Christian Students. He Explores The Contemporary Significance Of Studying Religion In A Complex, Multicultural World And Concludes By Addressing The Skills Students Must Bring To The Study Of Religion In The Twenty-first Century. Written In Accessible Prose Suitable For Undergraduates, This Introduction Can Be Used To Supplement Any Standard Religion Textbook.