Understanding Religion in a Global Society by Kent E. RichterUnderstanding Religion in a Global Society by Kent E. Richter

Understanding Religion in a Global Society

byKent E. Richter, Eva M. Räpple, John C. Modschiedler

Paperback | August 24, 2004

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Question, explore, and analyze diverse religious contexts and compare the beliefs, rituals, texts, art, and individual and social aspects of religion with UNDERSTANDING RELIGION IN GLOBAL SOCIETY. Major religious traditions are analyzed in light of the opportunities and challenges posed by the forces of globalization.
Title:Understanding Religion in a Global SocietyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 0.7 inPublished:August 24, 2004Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0534559956

ISBN - 13:9780534559953


Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Studying Religion in Global Society.2. What is Religion?3. The Absolute, the Ultimate, the Holy.4. Origins and Founders.5. World Scriptures.6. Myths, Stories, and History.7. Suffering and Evil.8. Religion and Art.9. Ritual.10. Religion, Morality and Ethics.11. Religious Experience.12. Salvation and the Meaning of Life.13. Religion, Personality, and the Individual.14. Religion and Society in a Global Age.