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"The World Religions Reader" is a comprehensive and accessible textbook that explores the traditions and beliefs of the world's major religions. This fully updated edition provides an inclusive examination of religious history, teachings, and practices. It features significant texts from scriptures, scholars, and philosophers, making it ideal for students new to interreligious engagement. The book adopts an empathetic approach, presenting each tradition from the perspective of a conventional adherent to help students understand and appreciate religious similarities and differences. Updated content includes new sections on the Rastafarian tradition and revised chapters on secular humanism and emerging religions. It also offers pedagogical tools like chapter summaries, key terms, and discussion questions, making it perfect for undergraduate and graduate courses in religion.


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