The Study of Religions: An Introduction


HUSSAIN A. M.

M.Ü İlahiyat Fakültesi Yayınları, İstanbul, 2015

  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Yayınevi: M.Ü İlahiyat Fakültesi Yayınları
  • Basıldığı Şehir: İstanbul

Özet

This is a student friendly textbook in the field of History of Religions. It begins by explaining why the study of religions is relevant in today's world before moving on the a survey of the historical development of the study of religions and its key disciplinary approaches. The book presents the histories and the prevalent world views of four of the major world religions. It systematically introduces the reader to the richness and diversity of Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism. This book describes these traditions and their perspectives honestly with empathy and respect. Each of the chapters on the individual religions includes key words and review questions to assist the student to learn.