Religious Studies: A Global View by Gregory D. Alles (Editor)
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Overview: 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.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy
Topics covered include:
local background to the study of religions
formation of religious studies in the region
important thinkers and writings
interregional diversity and interregional connections
This book is a major contribution to the field of religious studies and a valuable reference for scholars, researchers and graduate students.