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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205917600ISBN-10 0205917607
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-91761-5ISBN-13 978-0-205-91761-7
Author(s): William A. Young
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 456
Description

The World’s Religions provides an orientation to the study of religion.

Surveying the stages of development, worldviews, and current situations of the major world religions, this text discusses the ways these religions respond to contemporary ethical issues. It also presents a sampling of new religious movements and looks to the possible ways the world's religions may interact in the 21st century. Its distinctive “framework for understanding” religious worldviews allows readers to compare and contrast the teachings of religions objectively.

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