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Published: 15 September 2018

480 Pages

ISBN: 9780190877071

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World Religions

Western Traditions

Fifth Edition

Amir Hussain, Roy C. Amore, and Willard G. Oxtoby

  • Expert contributors provide students with significant knowledge and rigorous research on each tradition
  • Dynamic pedagogical features including "Traditions at a Glance," "Document," "Focus," and "Sites" boxes, bolded key terms, maps, photos, timelines, sites, text extracts, and further reading lists help bring each tradition to life for students
  • An Ancillary Resource Center contains an Instructor's Manual, a Test Bank, and PowerPoint lecture slides
  • A free, open-access Companion Website provides students with self-quizzes, flashcards, learning objectives, links to relevant sites, research-paper topics, and more

New to this Edition:

  • "Interview" boxes bring to life the impact that a member of each religion is having on today's world
  • "Women in the Traditions" boxes highlight the essential roles played by women in each tradition
  • A new introductory chapter, "Studying Western Religions," gives more attention to theories of religion and methods for studying religion
  • An extensively updated "Current Issues" chapter addresses important new developments--including those in the Middle East and Myanmar--and an expanded treatment of marriage equality and religion

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