Description - Living Religions by Mary Pat Fisher
For courses in World Religions
Help students understand the role of modern religions in today's changing world
Living Religions provides a clear and straightforward account of the development, doctrines, and practices of the major faiths followed today. The emphasis throughout is on the personal consciousness of believers and their own accounts of their religion and its relevance in contemporary life. Authors Mary Pat Fisher and Robin Rinehart emphasize cultural customs, popular spiritual practices, and varieties of religious ways, as opposed to distinct monolithic institutionalized religions. The Tenth Edition includes new and revised content that helps students see how religion intersects with contemporary issues, including globalization, economics, and environmental and societal issues.
Note: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below;
013463053X / 9780134630533 Living Religions and NEW MyReligionLab with Pearson eText -- Valupack Access Card Package
Package consists of:
0134168976 / 9780134168975 Living Religions
0205871429 / 9780205871421 NEW MyReligionLab with Pearson eText -- Valupack Access Card
Living Religions, Tenth Edition is also available via REVEL (TM), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(278mm x 217mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
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Author Biography - Mary Pat Fisher
Mary Pat Fisher writes about all religions, not only from academic research, but also from her experiences with religions around the world. Much of her knowledge comes from the unique interfaith community in India, Gobind Sadan, where she has lived since 1991. In addition to eight editions of Living Religions, she has written other textbooks about religions and also about art.
Robin Rinehart is the author of several books on Asian religions, as well as the new co-author of Living Religions. She currently serves as Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Religious Studies at Lafayette College, Pennsylvania.