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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205654444ISBN-13 9780205654444
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-601761-4ISBN-13 978-0-13-601761-5
Author(s): Robert S. Ellwood; Barbara A. McGraw
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 528
Description

For courses in World Religions, Comparative Religions or Introduction to Religion.

This classic work presents the world's religions in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner. It helps students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. It is written in an engaging style and fully updated--with fresh insights and information on each of the world’s major religions, along with new religious movements. 

Specific sections on women's roles in each of the world religions, the world religions in America, religion, governance, and public life are this text's special features. This text also includes a wealth of learning aids, including practical outlines that guide students in writing and researching papers, visits to religious sites, and information to help guide students in their online research.

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