Understanding Religion

Pages: 640
Subject: Religion
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: illustrations

Understanding Religion

A Thematic Approach

Moojan Momen

Drawing from all major religious traditions in the world, as well as a variety of non-religious disciplines such as psychology, philosophy and sociology, this study presents the role of religion in society, covering various things from art and history to theology and the World Wide Web.
Paperback
9781851685998 (4 Nov 2008)
RRP £19.99 / US$29.95

The Book

Drawing from all major religious traditions in the world, as well as a variety of non-religious disciplines such as psychology, philosophy and sociology, Momen's study is an innovative, thematic presentation of the role of religion in society, covering everything from art and history to theology and the World Wide Web.

Additional Information

Subject Religion
Pages 640
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations illustrations

 

About the Author

Dr Moojan Momen is author of a number of books on world religions including An Introduction to Shi'i Islam.

Reviews

"This is a powerful new tool to introduce the many-sided phenomenon of religion. It is clearly written, comprehensive, and packed with information ... A very useful volume."John Hick-University of Birmingham, author of 'Philosophy of Religion'"The text is fluently and clearly written; it reads engagingly and is easy to follow." Ursula King, Professor Emerita, Senior Research Fellow, and Associate Member of the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Bristol.

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