The World's Religions

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  • The World's Religions

  • Auteur : Peter Clarke,Friedhelm Hardy,Leslie Houlden,Stewart Sutherland
  • Editeur : Routledge
  • Isbn Code : 1136851852
  • Genre : Reference
  • Nombre de pages : 995
  • Date de publication : 2004-01-14
  • Évaluation des livres 4.5
    Par 38 lecteurs

* Gives an account of the history, the theological basis, the practice and the current state of the study of religion and religions throughout the world * Combines a clear and non-technical style of presentation with a structure and range of contributions which reflect the richness and complexity of religion itself, of the religions of the world and the study of religions * Comprehensive index, bibliographies and suggestions for further reading `Intriguing philosophical questions are raised about the nature of religion and the qualities needed for studying it.' - Times Higher Education Supplement `Excellent book ... remarkably successful, impressive as much for the sheer scale of the undertaking as for its consistent standard of analysis. It is a fine achievement which will serve both as a very suitable textbook for students and a reliable guide to the state of scholarship in the History and Study of Religions.' - Heythrop Journal

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