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Neighboring Faiths (2nd Edition)

Winfried Corduan

Neighboring Faiths (2nd Edition)

Winfried Corduan

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For all who want to understand the religious faiths of their neighbors and coworkers, Winfried Corduan offers an introduction to the religions of the world. His survey covers major and minor religions including Judaism, Islam, Zoroastrianism, African traditional religions, Native American religion, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Baha'i, Chinese popular religion, and Shinto and Japanese religions. Neighboring Faiths emphasizes not just formal religious teachings but also how each religion is practiced in daily life. Dozens of photographs, charts and maps help illustrate how the faiths are lived out in contemporary culture. Moving beyond mere description, Corduan offers specific suggestions for how Christians can avoid giving unnecessary offense to followers of these faiths while engaging them in constructive dialogue. This edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded, with a new chapter on Islam after 9/11 and additional material throughout.

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About "Neighboring Faiths (2nd Edition)"

For all who want to understand the religious faiths of their neighbors and coworkers, Winfried Corduan offers an introduction to the religions of the world. His survey covers major and minor religions including Judaism, Islam, Zoroastrianism, African traditional religions, Native American religion, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Baha'i, Chinese popular religion, and Shinto and Japanese religions. Neighboring Faiths emphasizes not just formal religious teachings but also how each religion is practiced in daily life. Dozens of photographs, charts and maps help illustrate how the faiths are lived out in contemporary culture. Moving beyond mere description, Corduan offers specific suggestions for how Christians can avoid giving unnecessary offense to followers of these faiths while engaging them in constructive dialogue. This edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded, with a new chapter on Islam after 9/11 and additional material throughout.
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Winfried Corduan

Winfried Corduan (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor emeriWinfried Corduan (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor emeritus of philosophy and religion at Taylor University, Upland,tus of philosophy and religion at Taylor University, Upland, Indiana. He has led many undergraduate tours focusing on th Indiana. He has led many undergraduate tours focusing on the lived religious traditions of various parts of the world. e lived religious traditions of various parts of the world. He is the author of several books, including Handmaid to TheHe is the author of several books, including Handmaid to TheC

Table Of Contents

  • List Of Figures, Maps And Tables
  • Preface To The Second Edition
  • Acknowledgments In The First Edition
  • Introduction To The First Edition
  • 1. Religion: Study And Practice
  • 2. Judaism
  • 3. Islam: Basics And Issues
  • 4. Islam: Understanding 9/11 And Radical Islam
  • 5. Baha'i
  • 6. Zoroastrianism
  • 7. Traditional Religions: Introduction And African Religion
  • 8. Native American Religion
  • 9. Hinduism
  • 10. Buddhism
  • 11. Jainism
  • 12. Sikhism
  • 13. Chinese Popular Religion
  • 14. Shinto And Japanese Religions
  • Notes

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 352071
  • Product Code 9780830839704
  • ISBN 0830839704
  • EAN 9780830839704
  • Pages 496
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Nov 2012
  • Sales Rank #59094
  • Dimensions 254 x 177 x 43 mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

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