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World Religions

  • A History of the World's Religions

    14th Edition

    By David S. Noss, Blake R. Grangaard

    A History of the World's Religions bridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from original source materials. Refined by over forty years of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-26
    Routledge

  • Religions of India

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Sushil Mittal, Gene Thursby

    India is a highly diverse country, home to a wide array of languages, religions, and cultural traditions. Analyzing the dynamic religious traditions of this democratic nation sheds light on the complex evolution from India’s past to today’s modern culture. Written by leading experts in the field,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Introducing Japanese Religion

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Ellwood

    Now in its Second Edition, Introducing Japanese Religion is the ideal resource for undergraduate students. This edition features new material on folk and popular religion, including shamanism, festivals, and practices surrounding death and funerals. Robert Ellwood also updates the text to discuss…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Religions in the Modern World

    Traditions and Transformations, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Linda Woodhead, Christopher Partridge, Hiroko Kawanami

    Religions in the Modern World: Traditions and Transformations, Third Edition is the ideal textbook for those coming to the study of religion for the first time, as well as for those who wish to keep up-to-date with the latest perspectives in the field. This third edition contains new and upgraded…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Many Peoples, Many Faiths

    Women and Men in the World Religions, 10th Edition

    By Robert Ellwood, Barbara Mcgraw

    For more than three decades this introduction to the world's religions, Many Peoples, Many Faiths has combined factual information with empathic writing that seeks to convey the flavor of our planet's diverse religions and cultures. This classic work helps students gain a sense of each religion's…

    Paperback – 2013-03-14
    Routledge

  • South Asian Religions

    Tradition and Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Pechilis, Selva J. Raj

    The religious landscape of South Asia is complex and fascinating. While existing literature tends to focus on the majority religions of Hinduism and Buddhism, much less attention is given to Jainism, Sikhism, Islam or Christianity.  While not nelecting the majority traditions, this …

    Paperback – 2012-11-12
    Routledge

  • Religious Traditions in Modern South Asia

    1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Suthren Hirst, John Zavos

    This book offers a contemporary approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia. It explores the development of religious ideas and practices in the region, giving students a clear and critical understanding of social, political and historical context. Part One takes a fresh look at some…

    Paperback – 2011-10-03
    Routledge

  • Jews, Christians, Muslims

    A Comparative Introduction to Monotheistic Religions, 2nd Edition

    By John Corrigan, Frederick Denny, Martin S Jaffee, Carlos Eire

    The second edition of Jews, Christians, Muslims: A Comparative Introduction to Monotheistic Religions, compares Judaism, Christianity, and Islam using seven common themes which are equally relevant to each tradition. Provoking critical thinking, this text addresses the cultural framework of…

    Paperback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge

  • South Asian Buddhism

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    By Stephen C. Berkwitz

    South Asian Buddhism presents a comprehensive historical survey of the full range of Buddhist traditions throughout South Asia from the beginnings of the religion up to the present. Starting with narratives on the Buddha’s life and foundational teachings from ancient India, the book proceeds to…

    Paperback – 2009-06-29
    Routledge

  • Introducing Chinese Religions

    1st Edition

    By Mario Poceski

    Introducing Chinese Religions is the ideal starting point for students exploring the fascinating religious traditions of China. This introduction covers the whole spectrum of Chinese religious history, from the multi-faceted religious heritage of pre-modern China, to the practice of different…

    Paperback – 2009-06-19
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Introducing Daoism

    1st Edition

    By Livia Kohn

    Daoism is one of the major religious traditions of the East, but in the past has not been as well known as Buddhism and Hinduism. With the increased interest in Eastern religions, and alternative spiritual traditions, interest in Daoism is increasing. Introducing Daoism is a lively and accessible…

    Paperback – 2008-09-26
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Introducing World Religions

    1st Edition

    By Victoria Kennick Urubshurow

    Introducing World Religions offers an exciting new approach to the study of the world's religions. Taking its inspiration from performance studies and using an innovative dramatic metaphor, it enables students to explore religious ideas and culture in terms of the players (key figures), the script…

    Paperback – 2008-03-14
    Routledge

  • Religion in India

    A Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Fred W. Clothey

    Religion in India is an ideal first introduction to India's fascinating and varied religious history. Fred Clothey surveys the religions of India from prehistory and Indo-European migration through to the modern period. Exploring the interactions between different religious movements over time, and…

    Paperback – 2006-12-21
    Routledge