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Introducing World Religions A Christian Engagement

BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP

9780801032349

Introducing World Religions

A Christian Engagement

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This beautifully designed, full-color textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to the world's religions, including history, beliefs, worship practices, and contemporary expressions. Charles Farhadian, a seasoned teacher and recognized expert on world religions, provides an empathetic account that both affirms Christian uniqueness and encourages openness to various religious traditions. His nuanced, ecumenical perspective enables readers to appreciate both Christianity and the world's religions in new ways. The book highlights similarities, dissimilarities, and challenging issues for Christians and includes significant selections from sacred texts to enhance learning. Pedagogical features include sidebars, charts, key terms, an extensive glossary, over two hundred illustrations, and about a dozen maps.

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Contents
1. The Persistence of Religion
2. Hinduism
3. Buddhism
4. Jainism
5. Sikhism
6. Taoism and Confucianism
7. Judaism
8. Christianity
9. Islam
10. New Religious Movements
Glossary
Index

  • Format
    Hardcover
    ISBN
    9780801032349
    Dimensions
    7 x 9.25
    Pub. Date
    Jun 2015
    SRP
    $49.99
    Number of pages
    624



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