Asian Religions. A Cultural Perspective #792409
- Nadeau Randall L.
- Зарубежная религиозная литература
- John Wiley & Sons Limited (prof) EUR
- PDF книга
- 279 стр
- John Wiley & Sons Limited
This lively introduction offers a complete overview of the main Asian religions, their traditions and contemporary relevance, and how they are lived and practiced today. Provides readers with an all-embracing introduction to Asian religions, covering each of the main traditions in a style that is lively and distinctive Focuses on Asian religions as lived and practiced by real people, leading readers to a deeper understanding of Asian spiritualities and traditions, and their contemporary relevance Uses exercises, activities, and an appealing mixture of examples, such as novels, throughout the book, to both inform and engage readers Employs a comparative approach, highlighting the contrasts between Asian and Western modes of thinking and living Debates the influence of religion on real-world issues including work, economic growth, the environment, human rights, and gender relations Written by an acclaimed scholar in this field, who is able to draw on his remarkable knowledge across all relevant religious traditions