Oxford University Press
A Concise Introduction to World Religions, 4E
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A Concise Introduction to World Religions, Fourth Edition, offers a pedagogically rich exploration of major religious traditions, from their origins to their contemporary meaning and practice. Based on the bestselling two-volume World Religions: Eastern and Western Traditions, this book is ideal for single-semester courses. Renowned experts trace the traditions' evolution, explain essential teachings, and examine their interactions with modern society. Engaging features like 'Focus,' 'Tradition at a Glance,' and 'Sites' boxes provide valuable insights and facilitate comparative analysis. 'Document' boxes highlight key passages from sacred texts, while chapter study questions, glossaries, maps, timelines, and recommended readings support students further.