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Published: 05 March 2015

656 Pages | 132 photos 3 figures 11 tables


ISBN: 9780199008551

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A Concise Introduction to World Religions

Third Edition

Willard G. Oxtoby, Roy C. Amore, Amir Hussain, and Alan F. Segal

  • New chapters. New chapters on Indigenous, Jewish, and Christian Traditions are drawn from the best-selling World Religions: Western Traditions 4/e, offering a fresh perspective on these traditions for the Concise Introduction.
  • Fully revised and updated . All chapters have been revised and updated, incorporating the latest research and developments in the study of each tradition.
  • Expert contributors: Each chapter is written by a recognized expert in the tradition under consideration, ensuring that students have the most accurate picture of each faith tradition possible.
  • More content on the role of women. To ensure students gain a comprehensive understanding of each tradition, content on the role of women has been increased throughout the text.
  • Dynamic pedagogy. "Traditions at a Glance" boxes open each chapter to present key facts and figures in a manageable way for students. Maps, photographs, key dates timelines, boxes highlighting key concepts, sites, and textual excerpts as well as further reading lists help bring each tradition to life for students.
  • Robust ancillaries package. Comprises indispensable supplementary resources, including an instructor manual, test generator, PowerPoint slides, student study guide, and more.

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