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Many Peoples, Many Faiths: Women and Men in the World Religions

Ninth edition

Robert S. Ellwood, Barbara A. McGraw

 

This classic work presents the religions of the world in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner, helping students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics, positive meaning, romance, and beauty, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. Written in an engaging style, it comes fully updated--with fresh insights and information on the theology/philosophy, practice, social organization, ethics, art and experiential aspects of the world religions, placing them in their historical context.

 

SPECIAL FEATURES OF THIS EDITION, INCLUDING NEW MATERIAL:

  • (New!) Sections on religion and politics for each world religion
  • Sections on women in religion for each world religion
  • Sections on each world religion in America
  • (New!) Revised chapter on Islam, adding more information on Islam’s manifestations around the world
  • (New!) Additions to the preexisting wealth of photographs in this beautiful text
  • (New!) Updated bibliography and information on the current important and changing role of religionin world affairs
  • Helpful maps, timelines, summary information tables, and glossary to guide student’s learning
  • Final chapter on issues in and affecting religion today and tomorrow, such as globalization, climate change, and pluralism

 


"A very good book, best on the market"

Helena Gourko, Merrimack College, MA

 

"There is no competition for this book. It is as nearly perfect introductory textbook in my considered estimation."

Dell deChant, University of South Florida

Synopsis:

This classic work presents the religions of the world in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner, helping students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics, positive meaning, romance, and beauty, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. Written in an engaging style, it comes fully updated-with fresh insights and information on today's new religious movements, the role of women in world religions today, religion in the years to come, and more. This text includes a wealth of learning aids, including practical outlines that guide students in researching and writing papers and through their visits to religious sites. New to this Edition:
  • Revamped introduction, making it even more relevant to today's students
  • Revised final chapter on issues in and affecting religion today and tomorrow, such as globalization, fundamentalism, and pluralism
  • Updated bibliography and information on the current important and changing role of religion in world affairs, including Internet resources
  • Sections on women in religion as well as religion in America for each world religion

FREE! BOUND INTO EVERY NEW COPY of Many Peoples, Many Faiths is Prentice Hall's new CD-ROM for world religion: The Sacred World: Encounters with the World's Religions. It contains over 60 video segments on nine of the world's leading religions, vividly illustrating key rituals and beliefs. Also included are a glossary of terms and self-assessment questions on the web, with direct links from the CD-ROM, tied directly to The Sacred World, to improve student comprehension.

Synopsis:

For courses in World Religions, Comparative Religions or Introduction to Religion.

 

This classic work presents the world's religions in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner. It helps students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. It is written in an engaging style and fully updated--with fresh insights and information on each of the world’s major religions, along with new religious movements. 

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780131178076
Author:
Ellwood, Robert S.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
McGraw, Barbara A.
Author:
Fisher, Mary Pat
Location:
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Religions
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
General Religion
Copyright:
Edition Number:
8
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MyReligionKit Series
Series Volume:
13
Publication Date:
20040622
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.26 x 7 x 0.35 in 263 gr
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"Synopsis" by , This classic work presents the religions of the world in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner, helping students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics, positive meaning, romance, and beauty, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. Written in an engaging style, it comes fully updated-with fresh insights and information on today's new religious movements, the role of women in world religions today, religion in the years to come, and more. This text includes a wealth of learning aids, including practical outlines that guide students in researching and writing papers and through their visits to religious sites. New to this Edition:
  • Revamped introduction, making it even more relevant to today's students
  • Revised final chapter on issues in and affecting religion today and tomorrow, such as globalization, fundamentalism, and pluralism
  • Updated bibliography and information on the current important and changing role of religion in world affairs, including Internet resources
  • Sections on women in religion as well as religion in America for each world religion

FREE! BOUND INTO EVERY NEW COPY of Many Peoples, Many Faiths is Prentice Hall's new CD-ROM for world religion: The Sacred World: Encounters with the World's Religions. It contains over 60 video segments on nine of the world's leading religions, vividly illustrating key rituals and beliefs. Also included are a glossary of terms and self-assessment questions on the web, with direct links from the CD-ROM, tied directly to The Sacred World, to improve student comprehension.

"Synopsis" by ,

For courses in World Religions, Comparative Religions or Introduction to Religion.

 

This classic work presents the world's religions in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner. It helps students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. It is written in an engaging style and fully updated--with fresh insights and information on each of the world’s major religions, along with new religious movements. 

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