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by Mary Pat Fisher
Living Religions presents a highly readable and stimulating survey of the modern religious world though anemphasison the personal consciousness of believers and their own accounts of their religion and relevance in contemporary life.
"Religion is not a museum piece. Religion is a vibrant force in the lives of many people around the world, and many religions are presently experiencing a renaissance." - Mary Pat Fisher, Preface to Living Religions
Along with a team of specialist consultants in each faith, and drawing on a wealth of scholarly research and firsthand source material, Mary Pat Fisher provides a fresh and challenging insight into the historical development and teachings of traditional faiths, indigenous religions, and new religious movements. She considers how the contemporary beliefs and practices of each of these traditions have evolved, andexplores the changing nature of each religion; particularly the role of women, and the issues and controversiessuch as fundamentalism, violence, globalization, and interfaith initiatives.
Author: Mary Pat Fisher
Publisher: Prentice Hall; 8th edition (October 10, 2010)
Pages: 576 pages
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