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Living Religions - With CD (6TH 05 - Old Edition)

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Living Religions, 7/e  presents a highly readable and stimulating survey of the modern religious world. Exploring the historical development and teachings of traditional faiths, indigenous religions, and new religious movements, this book considers how each of these traditions has evolved into contemporary beliefs and practices. This book explores in detail the changing nature of each religion, the spread of religious pluralism, the rise in violence in the name of religion, and the movement toward interfaith dialogue. Author Mary Pat Fisher offers fresh and challenging insight into how believers of today's faiths perceive their religion and its role in the changing world in which they live.

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Living Religions, 7/e  presents a highly readable and stimulating survey of the modern religious world. Exploring the historical development and teachings of traditional faiths, indigenous religions, and new religious movements, this book considers how each of these traditions has evolved into contemporary beliefs and practices. This book explores in detail the changing nature of each religion, the spread of religious pluralism, the rise in violence in the name of religion, and the movement toward interfaith dialogue. Author Mary Pat Fisher offers fresh and challenging insight into how believers of today's faiths perceive their religion and its role in the changing world in which they live.

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KEY BENEFIT: "Living Religions" is a sympathetic approach to what is living and significant in the world's major religious traditions and in various new movements that are arising. KEY TOPICS: This book provides a clear and straightforward account of the development, doctrines, and practices of the major faiths followed today. The emphasis throughout is on consciousness of believers and their own accounts of their religion and its relevance in contemporary life. MARKET: For professional theologians and others interested in the development of the major religions practiced today.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131933156
Author:
Fisher, Mary Pat
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Fisher, Mary Pat
Author:
Bailey, Lee Worth
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Religions
Subject:
General Religion
Copyright:
Edition Number:
6
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MyReligionKit Series
Publication Date:
20071030
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
568
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.59 x 0.9 in 962 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Living Religions, 7/e  presents a highly readable and stimulating survey of the modern religious world. Exploring the historical development and teachings of traditional faiths, indigenous religions, and new religious movements, this book considers how each of these traditions has evolved into contemporary beliefs and practices. This book explores in detail the changing nature of each religion, the spread of religious pluralism, the rise in violence in the name of religion, and the movement toward interfaith dialogue. Author Mary Pat Fisher offers fresh and challenging insight into how believers of today's faiths perceive their religion and its role in the changing world in which they live.
"Synopsis" by , KEY BENEFIT: "Living Religions" is a sympathetic approach to what is living and significant in the world's major religious traditions and in various new movements that are arising. KEY TOPICS: This book provides a clear and straightforward account of the development, doctrines, and practices of the major faiths followed today. The emphasis throughout is on consciousness of believers and their own accounts of their religion and its relevance in contemporary life. MARKET: For professional theologians and others interested in the development of the major religions practiced today.

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