A Brief Guide to Religious Beliefs: Ideas, Theologies, Mysteries, and Movements
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A Brief Guide to Beliefs provides a handy reference tool, especially for the thoughtful Christian who wishes to comprehend the new pluralistic religious world of this postmodern age in which we live. Her discussion of the more important new religions is also a helpful starting point for anyone wishing to understand, in a critical but nonhostile mode, a particular religion they have encountered.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 320
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0664222595
ISBN-13: 9780664222598

Publisher's Description

This wide-ranging and highly readable introduction focuses on the contemporary fascination with the big questions about God and the supernatural, setting out clearly and fairly what people believe and their reasons for believing it. All the major faiths are covered, along with new and alternative movements, neo-pagan and New Age thought, and spiritualities of human potential and self-enhancement. Offering a wealth of information on key concepts, movements, and thinkers, A Brief Guide to Beliefs will be especially helpful to students of religion or related subjects, and to all who want to know more about the most popular and influencial beliefs in the world today.

Author Bio

Linda Edwards is a former Lecturer of Religious Education at King's College in London. She is currently Minister at Narberth Baptist Fellowship in South Wales.

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