Asian Religions (Innbundet)

A Cultural Perspective


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 278
Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781118471975
Omtale: Asian Religions
This lively introduction offers a complete overview of the main Asian religions, their traditions and contemporary relevance, and how they are lived and practiced today. * Provides readers with an all-embracing introduction to Asian religions, covering each of the main traditions in a style that is lively and distinctive * Focuses on Asian religions as lived and practiced by real people, leading readers to a deeper understanding of Asian spiritualities and traditions, and their contemporary relevance * Uses exercises, activities, and an appealing mixture of examples, such as novels, throughout the book, to both inform and engage readers * Employs a comparative approach, highlighting the contrasts between Asian and Western modes of thinking and living * Debates the influence of religion on real-world issues including work, economic growth, the environment, human rights, and gender relations * Written by an acclaimed scholar in this field, who is able to draw on his remarkable knowledge across all relevant religious traditions

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