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Introduction to the study of religion

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNancy C. Ring ...[et al.].
    ContributionsRing, Nancy C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL48 .R455 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL700787M
    ISBN 101570751838
    LC Control Number97049093

      History of Religion, Religious Studies, Comparative Religion & Religious Studies, Religious Studies, General, Religious Studies, Religion in Antiquity, Religious Studies, Religion & Society, Social SciencesAuthor: Bengt-Ove Andreassen. By examining belief and what it means - for believers and nonbelievers alike - you'll come away with a solid grasp of the major thinkers and ideas that have contributed to this fascinating field of study, including their strengths and weaknesses, as well as insights into many aspects of religious life, belief, and practices - insights that may well have applications in your own life, whether or .

      This book is a fine introduction to the study of religion that manages at the same time to be an important intervention in how that study is widely practiced." - Willi Braun, University of Alberta, Canada/5(6).   Despite this knotty definitional problem, which A Beginner’s Guide to the Study of Religion is far from the first to struggle with, Herling should be commended for writing a welcoming book that many students and general readers will find a helpful companion through the early stages of understanding this multifarious thing we call religion.

    Buy The Study of Religion: An Introduction to Key Ideas and Methods by George D. Chryssides; Ron Geaves (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). INTRODUCTION The Study of Religion: Definition Religion, which is a matter of belief and practice, is a universal social phenomenon which seriously concerns almost every living man. Generally, religion is understood by many as a belief in the Supernatural power or the Supreme Being and their relationship with the nature that surrounds Size: KB.


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"Accessibly, clearly, firmly, and kindly written, this book reliably introduces students to the history of the study of religion, focusing on its most defining approaches and controversies and highlighting the difference between 'insider' knowledge of religion(s) and 'outsider' study of religion This book is a fine introduction to the study of religion that manages at the Cited by: The final chapter explores current issues such as patriarchy, alienating images of God, religion in the face of suffering, and cults.

A glossary of terms used is included. Classroom tested and user-friendly, Introduction to the Study of Religion is an accessible and affordable choice for use in any introduction to religion by: 4.

A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion introduces the key concepts and theories from religious studies that are necessary for a full understanding of the complex relations between religion and society. The aim is to provide readers with an arsenal of critical concepts for studying religious ideologies, practices, and : Taylor & Francis.

These and many other questions are addressed in this engaging introduction to the discipline of religious studies, written by two experienced university teachers. The authors have crafted this book to familiarize novice students with key concepts and terminology in the study of religion.

Introduction to the Study of Religion. Nancy C. Ring. Orbis Books, Jan 1, - Religion - pages. 0 Reviews. This introductory college textbook is. These and many other questions are addressed in this engaging introduction to the discipline of religious studies, written by two experienced university teachers.

The authors have crafted this book. Product Description Developed and tested through team teaching and refined and revised through classroom use, Introduction to the Study of Religion brings together examples from a variety of world religions to explore these : This book is a fine introduction to the study of religion that manages at the same time to be an important intervention in how that study is widely practiced." - Willi Braun, University of.

Book description. A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion explains the key ideas and methods in the study of religion and demonstrates how they can be used.

The aim is to provide students with a tool-kit of critical concepts for studying religious belief and by: Why do people study religion.

How have they studied it in the past. How do we study religion today. Is the academic study of religion the same as religious education. These and many other questions are addressed in this engaging introduction to the.

The Study of Religion: An Introduction to Key Ideas and Methods. Increasingly, recognition is given to the importance of methodology in the study of religion and methodological issues are generally taught to first year students in order to equip them for systematic academic study of the topic/5(11).

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Introduction to Religion provides a study that draws from diverse academic and disciplinary approaches to understand, appreciate, compare, and contrast the. These and many other questions are addressed in this engaging introduction to the discipline of religious studies, written by two experienced university teachers.

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More advanced students will find a varied array of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches to the field. These and many other questions are addressed in this engaging introduction to the discipline of religious studies, written by two experienced university teachers.

The authors have crafted this book 1/5(1). Rating details 39 ratings 4 reviews 'A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion' explains the key ideas and methods in the study of religion and demonstrates how they can be used. The aim is to provide students with a tool-kit of critical concepts for studying religious belief and behaviour/5.

To avoid thinking about religion from a culturally biased point of view, sociologists first define what religion is not. First, religion is not necessarily monotheistic, which is the belief in monotheism, or a single d, many religions embrace polytheism, or the belief in multiple other religions, such as Confucianism, recognize no gods at all.

As a book primarily directed towards students in the study of religions, Craig Martin’s A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion seems well adapted. Martin aims to present theoretical perspectives and discussions from philosophy, social theory, and cultural studies that have challenged and developed the academic study of religions in recent decades.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Pt. I: Human experience and religion: Creating order and meaning --Religious understandings and life --The study of religion Religious action: Ritual action --Ethical action : Religious language: Talking about the sacred --Scriptures, canons.

Religion,44 (2):   * Carole M. Cusack, Professor of Religious Studies Chair Studies in Religion, University of Sydney, Australia * The book's outstanding introductory chapter provides a gateway for discussing the various dimensions of the study of religion.

Overall, The Study of Religion 2nd edition is an excellent resource and contribution to the field/5(11).Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion.

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