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Introduction to world religions / updated and revised by Tim Dowley ; general editor, Christopher Partridge.


"A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting layout with rich illustrations. The second edition has new and extended primary source readings, a stronger section on the religions of South Asia, additional maps, a new full-color, student-friendly format, and more. It can be purchased individually or as part of a course pack which includes the Study Companion. Authoritative content, comprehensive scope, arresting four-color illustration, and innovative learning aids, now in multiple formats for complete versatility. Also available as an Inkling Interactive Textbook: the full content of the textbook plus!" -- Publisher description.

Record details

  • ISBN: 080069970X
  • ISBN: 9780800699703
  • Physical Description: 536 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: Second ed.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, 2013

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Original edition published as A Lion handbook : the world's religions, 1982"--P. [2] ; First American edition published as Eerdman's handbook to the world's religions. Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans, 1982.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding religion -- Religions of antiquity -- Indigenous religions -- Hinduism -- Buddhism -- Jainism -- Chinese religions -- Korean and Japanese religions -- Judaism -- Christianity -- Islam -- Sikhism -- Religions in today's world -- Rapid fact-finder.
Subject: Religions.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Kirtland Community College Library BL 80. I58 2013 30775305474158 General Collection Available -

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