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A concise introduction to world religions

Author: Willard Gurdon Oxtoby; Alan F Segal
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A Concise Introduction to World Religions, second edition, is a comprehensive overview the historical development, philosophical teachings, and rituals characteristic of the major faith groups active  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willard Gurdon Oxtoby; Alan F Segal
ISBN: 9780195437744 0195437748 0195422074 9780195422078
OCLC Number: 746596624
Description: xix, 630 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The nature of religion / Alan F. Segal and Willard G. Oxtoby --
Indigenous traditions / Robert M. Baum --
Jewish traditions / Alan F. Segal --
Christian traditions / Alan F. Segal and Willard G. Oxtoby --
Muslim traditions / Amir Hussain --
Hindu traditions / Vasudha Narayanan --
Jaina traditions / Anne Vallely --
Buddhist traditions / Roy C. Amore --
Sikh traditions / Pashaura Singh --
Chinese and Korean traditions / Terry Tak-ling Woo --
Japanese traditions / John K. Nelson --
New religions and movements / Roy C. Amore.
Other Titles: World religions
Responsibility: edited by Willard G. Oxtoby & Alan F. Segal.

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