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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205191338ISBN-10 0205191339
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-19131-2ISBN-13 978-0-205-19131-4
Author(s): Lawrence S. Cunningham; John Kelsay
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 192
Description

Examines the main ideas that characterize all religious thought and practice.

The Sacred Quest takes a thematic and comparative approach to the study of religion. It gives equal weight to theoretical issues and practices reflected in the major world religions.

The text identifies the theoretical issues surrounding the study of religion and focuses on fundamental topics such as ritual and sacred language.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book readers will be able to:

  • Recognize main ideas that characterize all religious thought and practice 

  • Identify theoretical issues surrounding the study of religion

  • Recognize fundamental topics of religion: ritual, sacred communication, and morality

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