Religious studies: a global view

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Routledge,
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2008.
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English
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Drawing on recent developments in the comparative study of religion, this book explores the trends of the past sixty years from a global perspective. Each of the ten chapters covers the study of religion in a different region of the world, from Europe and the Americas to Asia and the Far East. Topics covered include:

  • local background to the study of religions
  • formation of religious studies in the region
  • important thinkers and writings
  • institutions
  • interregional diversity and interregional connections
  • emerging issues.

This book is a major contribution to the field of religious studies and a valuable reference for scholars, researchers and graduate students.

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9780203939314
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