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Many Peoples, Many Faiths: Women and Men in the World Religions, 10th Edition

By Robert Ellwood, Barbara Mcgraw

Published by Routledge

Published Date: Mar 5, 2013


For more than three decades this introduction to the world's religions, Many Peoples, Many Faiths has combined factual information with empathic writing that seeks to convey the flavor of our planet's diverse religions and cultures. This classic work helps students gain a sense of each religion's unique characteristics while tackling some of today's most critical religious issues. It is written in an engaging style and has been fully updated--with fresh insights and information on each of the world¿s major religions, along with new religious movements.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding the World¿s Religious Heritage
2. The Sacred in Nature
3. Life against Time
4. Wisdom Embarked for the Farther Shore
5. Dragon and Sun
6. One God, Many Words and Wonders
7. Keeping Covenant with God in History
8. Spreading the Word of God in the World
9. Submitting to the Will of God
10. Spirits Rising