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Handbook of Religion A Christian Engagement with Traditions, Teachings, and Practices

BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP

9780801037764

Handbook of Religion

A Christian Engagement with Traditions, Teachings, and Practices

About

This comprehensive handbook provides a Christian perspective on religion and its many manifestations around the world. Written by top religion scholars from a broad spectrum of Christianity, it introduces world religions, indigenous religious traditions, and new religious movements. Articles explore the relationship of other religions to Christianity, providing historical perspective on past encounters and highlighting current issues. The book also contains articles by adherents of non-Christian religions, offering readers an insider's perspective on various religions and their encounters with Christianity. Maps, timelines, and sidebars are included.

Contributors
Frances S. Adeney
William Aiken
Yaakov Ariel
Michael Barkun
Virginia Benson
James A. Beverley
Craig Blomberg
Claire Borowik
Russell H. Bowers
Christopher Buck
Ed Buckner
James Chancellor
George Chryssides
Douglas Cowan
J. Andrew Dearman
Calvin DeWitt
Gus diZerega
Charles Farhadian
Rolf Furulli
Geoff Gilpin
Roger S. Gottlieb
Kennet Granholm
Rita M. Gross
Sarah Harvey
S. Mark Heim
Irving Hexham
Sebastian Kim
Sallie B. King
Ursula King
Guy McCloskey
J. Gordon Melton
Eloise Hiebert Meneses
Paul Louis Metzger
Robert L. Millet
John Morehead
Suzanne Newcombe
Shirley Paulson
Richard V. Pierard
Larry Poston
Musa Qutub
Sarmad Qutub
Carl Raschke
Arthur Remillard
Sandra L. Richter
Richard Robinson
Desiree L. Segura-April
Jonathan Seitz
Arvind Sharma
Richard Shaw
John K. Simmons
William Svelmoe
James Thobaben
Steven Tsoukalas
Christopher Vecsey
Don Webb
Richard Fox Young

Contents
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: World Religions
Part 3: Indigenous Religions
Part 4: New Religious Movements
Part 5: Essays

  • Format
    Hardcover
    ISBN
    9780801037764
    Dimensions
    6 x 9
    Pub. Date
    Nov 2014
    SRP
    $44.99
    Number of pages
    832



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