World Religions by S. A. Nigosian
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World Religions
By S. A. Nigosian

World Religions

A Historical Approach 4th Revised edition

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World Religions by S. A. Nigosian

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A clear and straightforward account of each of each of the major religions, set in a historical framework.This book provides a descriptive style and approach - every chapter offers students a cohesive and engaging narrative of a particular religion. As in previous editions, Nigosian presents the historical and cultural context in which beliefs and rituals developed to create a complete and absorbing portrait of each religion's developmentIt includes traditional viewpoints and scholarly commentary - the views of leading scholars in the field provide a counterweight to the historical narrative, enabling students to see how others perceive each religion.It offers coverage of religion in everyday life - looking beyond the religious doctrine of holy leaders, the text shows students how religious belief influences all segments of society in every aspect of daily life, with a particular focus on gender roles.It contains scriptural excerpts - woven extensively throughout the text, excerpts from the sacred writings of the religions provide original source material and excellent springboards for class discussion or writing assignments.A concise, balanced, and reasonably priced introductory text, "World Religions" takes a historical approach to the ideological and cultural aspects of several religions. More than just a collection of facts about beliefs and mores, this unique text offers students a complex portrait of each religion, with scholarly viewpoints interspersed throughout.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312442378
ISBN-10: 0312442378
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 151mm x 22mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 25-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - S. A. Nigosian

S. A. NIGOSIAN, a research associate at Victoria College of the University of Toronto, Canada, has been teaching in the Religion Department for over twenty-five years. His most recent publications include: Islam: Its History, Teaching, and Practices (2004), From Ancient Writings to Sacred Texts: The Old Testament and Apocrypha (2004), and The Zoroastrian Faith: Tradition and Modern Research (1993). His articles on Near Eastern Religions and the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament are published frequently in professional journals such as Studies in Religion, Journal of Asian and African Studies, Theological Review, Vetus Testamentum, Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses, and Biblica.

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