The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions


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This is a reference for understanding world religious societies in their contemporary global diversity. Comprising 60 essays, the volume focuses on communities rather than beliefs, symbols, or rites. It is organized into six sections corresponding to the major living religious traditions: the Indic cultural region, the Buddhist/Confucian, the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim regions, and the African cultural region. In each section an introductory essay discusses the social development of that religious tradition historically. ...

The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199767649

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The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195137989