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Introduction to world religions

"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-color, student-friendly format, and more. It can be purchased individually or as part of a course pack which includes the Study Companion. Authoritative content, comprehensive scope, arresting four-color illustration, and innovative learning aids, now in multiple formats for complete versatility. Also available as an Inkling Interactive Textbook: the full content of the textbook plus!"--Publisher description
Print Book, English, 2013
Fortress Press, Minneapolis, MN, 2013
536 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780800699703, 080069970X
Understanding religion
Religions of antiquity
Indigenous religions
Chinese religions
Korean and Japanese religions
Religions in today's world
Rapid fact-finder
"Original edition published as A Lion handbook : the world's religions, 1982"--Page [2] ; First American edition published as Eerdman's handbook to the world's religions. Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans, 1982 ; Preface to the third edition by Christopher Partridge, 2005 -- page 12 ; Preface to the fourth edition by Tim Dowley, 2013 -- page 14