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Many Peoples, Many Faiths: Women and Men in the World Religions (8th…

by Robert S. Ellwood

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About the authors: "Robert S. Ellwood . . .is an American academic, author and expert on world religions. He was educated at the University of Colorado, Berkeley Divinity School and was awarded a PhD in History of Religions from the University of Chicago in 1967. He was the Professor of World Religions at the University of Southern California from 1967 until 1997 and is now professor emeritus. He has written many titles on religion" Source: www.wikipedia.org "[Barbara A. McGraw, J. D., PhD is the Director for the Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism and Professor, Social Ethics, Law, and Public Life, School of Liberal Arts and School of Economics and Business Administration, St. Mary's, California] "Dr. McGraw is also an author and speaker on American identity and the role of religious pluralism in public life. . .[She is the author and co-editor on other works.] Source: www.stmarys-ca.edu About the book: quoting from the book's back cover, "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. . . and more." This book comes with a CD, has an appendix, extensive chapter notes, a glossary and is well indexed.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0131178075, Paperback)

For courses in World Religions. This classic work presents the religions of the world in both a factual and empathetic manner, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. text has been fully updated with current 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.

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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 unique characteristics while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. It is written in an engaging style and has been fully updated--with fresh insights and information on each of the world's major religions, along with new religious movements.… (more)

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