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A Brief Guide to Beliefs

Linda Edwards

A Brief Guide to Beliefs

Linda Edwards

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This introduction focuses on the contemporary fascination with the big questions about God and the supernatural, setting out clearly and fairly what people believe and the reasons they give for believing it. All the major faiths are covered, along with new and alternative movements associated with them. Space is also given to New Age, neo-pagana and occult thought, as well as to spiritualities of human potential and self-enhancement. This text should be especially helpful to students of religion and related subjects, and to geneal readers who want to know more about the most popular and influential beliefs in the world today.

- Publisher This highly readable introduction focuses on the fascination with the big questions about God and the supernatural, setting out clearly and fairly what people believe and the reasons they give for believing it. All the major faiths are covered, along with the sects, cults and alternative movements associated with them. Maps & charts.

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About "A Brief Guide to Beliefs"

This introduction focuses on the contemporary fascination with the big questions about God and the supernatural, setting out clearly and fairly what people believe and the reasons they give for believing it. All the major faiths are covered, along with new and alternative movements associated with them. Space is also given to New Age, neo-pagana and occult thought, as well as to spiritualities of human potential and self-enhancement. This text should be especially helpful to students of religion and related subjects, and to geneal readers who want to know more about the most popular and influential beliefs in the world today.
- Publisher

This highly readable introduction focuses on the fascination with the big questions about God and the supernatural, setting out clearly and fairly what people believe and the reasons they give for believing it. All the major faiths are covered, along with the sects, cults and alternative movements associated with them. Maps & charts.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Linda Edwards

Linda Edwards (M.A., Oxford University; M.Ed., Nottingham University) is visiting lecturer at Trinity College, Carmarthen, Wales, and a freelance writer and educational consultant. Together with the late William Raeper, she is author of Luke: A Gospel for Today.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 197032
  • Product Code 0664222595
  • EAN 9780664222598
  • Pages 578
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Reference
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Aug 2001
  • Dimensions 232 x 154 x 37 mm
  • Weight 0.864kg

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