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Atlas of World Religions by
Call Number: BL80.3 .D683 2018eb
Publication Date: 2019-09-06
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Featuring more than sixty brand new maps, photographs, diagrams and charts, the Atlas of World Religions is an essential companion to any study on the key religions of the world.
Ethics and Religion by
Call Number: BJ47 .G46 2016
Publication Date: 2016-05-31
Many people question whether God is the source of morality. Under divine command theory, God's will creates the moral order, and therefore ethical truths are true because of God's will. Under natural law, on the other hand, some ethical truths do not depend on God's will, and yet perhaps they depend on his reason or creation. Ethics and Religion develops strong, defensible, and original versions of both divine command theory and natural law. The book also discusses ethics and atheism: how atheists object on ethical grounds to belief in God and how they view ethics. The book defends belief in God from criticisms and analyzes related concepts, such as practical reason, the golden rule, ethics and evolution, the problem of evil, and the fine-tuning argument.
New Religions by
Call Number: BP603 .N492 2004
Publication Date: 2004-05-06
From Christian Science and the Jehovah's Witnesses to Soka Gakkai, Wicca, and Falun Gong, the last century and a half has seen an unprecedented growth of new religious movements, sects, and alternative spiritualities. New Religions offers an authoritative and lavishly illustrated guide to more than two hundred of these wildly varied groups and movements. Each entry clearly and concisely explains the history, beliefs and practices, and status in the world today of the movement or group in question.
Call Number: BL48 .R415 2008
Publication Date: 2008-02-15
This book explores the difficulties and double binds that arise when we ask "What is religion?" Offering a marvelously rich and diverse array of perspectives, it begins the task of rethinking "religion" and "religious studies" in a contemporary world. Featuring the work of leading scholars from a wide array of disciplines, traditions, and cultures, Religion: Beyond a Concept will help set the agenda for religious studies for years to come.
Religion and Global Politics by
Call Number: BL65.P7 R69 2012
Publication Date: 2012-05-04
The only text of its kind, Religion and Global Politics highlights the potency and enduring nature of religion in global politics and asks students to consider religion as a serious motivator of political desire. Part I examines a variety of faith perspectives including Christianity, Roman Catholicism, Hinduism, Judaism, and Islam. It presents carefully selected case studies that introduce students to the empirical and theoretical questions underpinning religion and politics in the United States, Europe, India, East Asia, and Latin America, at both the domestic and international level. Part II uses essential concepts to explore the role that religion plays in the construction of global order and the ways in which religious groups affect the political process in contemporary societies in terms of human rights, war and peace, conflict resolution, and globalization.
World Religions Today by
Call Number: BL80.2 .E76 2006
Publication Date: 2005-11-24
Revealing the significance of religion in contemporary life, World Religions Today, Second Edition, explores eight major religious traditions as dynamic, ongoing forces in the lives of individuals and in the collective experience of modern societies. The book uses historical coverage of the religious traditions as a framework to help students understand how faiths have evolved to the present day and continue to have an impact on belief, politics, and society. It connects today's religions to their classical beliefs and practices but also shows how these religions have responded to and been transformed by the modern world.
World Religions and Their Missions by
Call Number: BL80.3 .W646 2015
Publication Date: 2015-02-17
Why do religions proselytize? Do all religions seek conversions? How are religions adapting their proclamations in a deeply plural world? This book provides a detailed analysis of the missionary impulse as it is manifested across a range of religious and irreligious traditions. World Religions and Their Missions systematically compares the motives and methods of the “missions” of Atheism, the Bahá'í Faith, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Mormonism. The text also develops innovative frameworks for interreligious encounters and comparative mission studies.
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