Wiley; 2nd edition (August 7; 2017)
A new and expanded edition of a highly successful etextbook on world religions with a comparative approach that explores how six of the world's most prominent religions are lived and expressed through their rituals, customs, and day-to-day practices. This edition is a new and expanded edition of the highly successful etextbook.
This important e-textbook has been updated with fresh material, and the new version focuses on the ‘lived experience' of the world's major faiths as seen via their traditions, ceremonies, and day-to-day practices.
The addition of a sixth religion, Daoism, brings a new dimension of depth and breadth to this comparative investigation.
adopts a strategy that is at once thematic, comparative, and practical; Each chapter investigates a different set of central topics, such as birth, ethics, death, and worship, from the perspective of all six religions simultaneously.
Increases the pupils' level of comprehension by providing a balanced overview of the parallels and distinctions that exist among the world's major religions.
Includes a wide variety of student-friendly features; created to enable university students to interact with each religion and deepen their understanding of it.