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World Religions Paperback – January 1, 2012

ISBN-13: 978-1111834722 ISBN-10: 1111834725 Edition: 7th

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  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 7 edition (January 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1111834725
  • ISBN-13: 978-1111834722
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 8 x 10.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #309,477 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"This text concentrates on the two most important aspects for understanding religion from an academic standpoint -- historical development and worldview analysis."

"The content is nicely geared toward drawing the attention of the student."

About the Author

Warren Matthews is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where he previously served as department chair and as dean of Student Affairs and vice president. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion. WORLD RELIGIONS, Sixth Edition, has developed from his frequent conversations with members of diverse religions in classrooms, campuses, communities, and international travels as well as from his scholarly work.

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Dennis Doyley on February 17, 2013
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I am a Theology student and believe me this is a good source to be recommended for other students studying religion. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to know more than the basics about a religion.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Spencer on September 22, 2013
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Required, for my class. However it is a very interesting book full of information about each religion, and its branches.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By sb2008 on June 28, 2014
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info about religions all around the world. very eye opening. love this subject. we are all more connected and alike than tend we think.
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Bought it for a class I had to take in college. It's an introductory-level textbook that's easy to read and understand.
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