Many Peoples, Many Faiths: Women and Men in the World Religions
This classic work presents the religions of the world in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner, helping ... Show synopsis This classic work presents the religions of the world in a way that captures the total human experience in a factual and empathetic manner, helping students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics, positive meaning, romance, and beauty, while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. Written in an engaging style, it comes fully updated - with fresh insights and information on today's new religious movements, the role of women in world religions today, religion in the years to come, and more. This text includes a wealth of learning aids, including practical outlines that guide students in researching and writing papers and through their visits to religious sites. New to this Edition: revamped introduction, making it even more relevant to today's students; revised final chapter on issues in and affecting religion today and tomorrow, such as globalization, fundamentalism, and pluralism; updated bibliography and information on the current important and changing role of religion in world affairs, including Internet resources; sections on women in religion as well as religion in America for each world religion Free! new CD-ROM for world religion: The Sacred World: Encounters with the World's Religions. It contains over 60 video segments on nine of the world's leading religions, vividly illustrating key rituals and beliefs. Also included are a glossary of terms and self-assessment questions on the web, with direct links from the CD-ROM, tied directly to The Sacred World, to improve student comprehension.