Description - The Major Religions by T.Patrick Burke
This popular introduction to the world's major religions provides a comprehensive survey of the major traditions together with selected primary readings. This work is a new edition of this popular introduction to the world's major religions. This work: 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; and, features chapter-by-chapter discussion and test questions, summaries, and suggestions for further reading. It features an improved visual design, with extensive student aids including revised maps, timeline and charts.
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(249mm x 191mm x 21mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - T.Patrick Burke
T. Patrick Burke was for many years Professor of Religion at Temple University.