Understanding Theories of Religion: An Introduction (Paperback)

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Understanding Theories of Religion: An Introduction (Paperback)


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Featuring comprehensive updates and additions, the second edition of Understanding Theories of Religion explores the development of major theories of religion through the works of classic and contemporary figures.

- A new edition of this introductory text exploring the core methods and theorists in religion, spanning the sixteenth-century through to the latest theoretical trends
- Features an entirely new section covering religion and postmodernism; race, sex, and gender; and religion and postcolonialism
- Examines the development of religious theories through the work of classic and contemporary figures from the history of anthropology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and theology
- Reveals how the study of religion evolved in response to great cultural conflicts and major historical events
- Student-friendly features include chapter introductions and summaries, biographical vignettes, a timeline, a glossary, and many other learning aids

Product Details ISBN: 9781444330847
ISBN-10: 1444330845
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: March 30th, 2015
Pages: 280
Language: English