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The major religions : an introduction with texts

by T. Patrick Burke

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 140511049X, Paperback)

This popular introduction to the world’s major religions provides a comprehensive survey of the major traditions together with selected primary readings.

A new edition of this popular introduction to the world’s major religions
Provides a comprehensive survey of the major religious traditions together with selected primary readings
Focuses on the beliefs and values that animate each religion, helping students to understand what makes them meaningful to their followers
Includes new material on Sikhism and additional material on each religion’s ethics and their encounter with the modern world
Features chapter-by-chapter discussion and test questions, summaries, and suggestions for further reading
Improved visual design, with extensive student aids including revised maps, timeline and charts.

The book is accompanied by a website at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/burke

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:23:38 -0400)

This book provides a comprehensive survey of the major religions together with selected primary readings. The author covers the historical development of traditions and their beliefs and practices, with an emphasis on the contemporary world.

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