Religion

Pages: 192
Series: Beginner's Guides
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: illustrations

Religion

A Beginner's Guide

Martin Forward

Conversational in tone, but built on a solid foundation of knowledge, this unique introduction takes a careful look at the role of religion in the world today.
Paperback
9781851682584 (28 May 2001)
RRP £8.99 / US$13.95

The Book

This unique introduction takes a careful look at the role of religion and the spiritual dimension in the real world. Conversational in tone, but built on a solid foundation of knowledge, it covers an enormous range of issues in a succinct and straightforward style, from the origins of religious belief to the future of religion in today's spiritual landscape. Drawing on history, theology, sociology, philosophy and the words of great thinkers old and new, this lively little volume will both inform and stimulate.

Additional Information

Series Beginner's Guides
Pages 192
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations illustrations

 

About the Author

Martin Forward is currently the Helena Wackerlin Professor of Religious Studies at Aurora University, Illinois, and Executive Director of its Center for Faith and Action. He is an ordained Methodist minister, is the author and editor of numerous books and articles, and is an acknowledged expert in contemporary religious studies.

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