The Key ConceptseBook - 2011
Religious Studies: The Key Conceptsis an accessible, A-Z resource, defining and explaining key terms and ideas central to the study of religion. Exploring broad and recurring themes which are applicable in both eastern and western religions, cross-cultural examples are provided for each term to give a comprehensive overview of the subject. Subjects covered include:afterlife comparative religion festivals ethics gender monotheism world religions modernity pilgrimage theism secularization
With cross referencing and further reading provided throughout, this book provides an inclusive map of the discipline, and is an essential reference for all students, academics and researchers.