Kripal, Jeffrey J.
Comparing Religions: Coming to Terms
Comparing Religions is a next-generation textbook written by one of the field’s most eminent figures, which expertly guides, inspires, and challenges those who wish to think seriously about religious pluralism in the modern world.
- A unique book teaching the art and practice of comparing religions
- Draws on a wide range of religious traditions to demonstrate the complexity and power of comparative practices
- Provides both a history and understanding of comparative practice and a series of thematic chapters showing how responsible practice is done
- A three part structure provides readers with a map and effective process through which to grasp this challenging but fascinating approach
- The author is a leading academic, writer, and exponent of comparative practice
- Contains numerous learning features, including chapter outlines, summaries, toolkits, discussion questions, a glossary, and many images
- Supported by a companion website (available on publication) at www.wiley.com/go/kripal, which includes information on individual religious traditions, links of other sites, an interview with the author, learning features, and much more
Keywords: Comparative & World Religions, World religions, comparative religion, religious beliefs, religion, faith, lived religion, religious practices, religious studies, myth and ritual, religion and nature, religion and food, the body and sex, religious institutions, death, soul, religion and neuroscience, cognitive psychology, history of religions, spirituality, religion and culture, Christianity, Judaism, Islamic Studies, Hinduism
- Kripal, Jeffrey J.
- John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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- 448 pages
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