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Nadeau, Randall L.

Asian Religions: A Cultural Perspective

Nadeau, Randall L. - Asian Religions: A Cultural Perspective, ebook

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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

Keywords: Comparative & World Religions, Religion in Asia, Asian religious practices, Asian spirituality, Confucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Japanese religions, Shinto, comparative religions, religion and culture, Chinese Religions, world religions, Eastern religions

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
280 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118471951
Printed ISBN
9781118471968

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