The Major Religions: An Introduction with Texts, 2nd Edition

The Major Religions: An Introduction with Texts, 2nd Edition by Burke 140511049X 9781405110495
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This popular introduction to the worldrsquo;s religions provides a comprehensive survey of the major religious traditions together with selected primary readings. The text focuses on the beliefs and values that animate each religion, helping students to understand what makes them meaningful to their followers. For the second edition, the text has been fully revised and now features: bull; bull;Updated material throughout, building on the success of the first edition bull;A complete new chapter on Sikhism, including selected supporting texts bull;Additional material on each religionrsquo;s ethics and their encounter with the modern world bull;Improved visual design, with extensive student aids including revised maps, timeline and charts bull;Chapter-by-chapter discussion and test questions, summaries, and suggestions for further reading. Assuming no prior knowledge, The Major Religions is the ideal introduction for students who are approaching the subject for the first time. The second edition is supported by a website at featuring additional resources for lecturers and students.

Author: Burke

Language: English

Edition: 2

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 402

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Publication Date: 2004-06-30

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