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Imprint: Oneworld Publications

Subject: Religion

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, 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.

  • Publication date: November 4, 2008
  • ISBN: 9781851685998
  • RRP: £19.99
  • Pages: 640
  • Publication date: June 20, 2019
  • ISBN: 9781786077479
  • RRP: £10.99
  • Pages: 640


"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.

Moojan Momen

Dr Moojan Momen has lectured at many universities on topics in Middle Eastern studies and religious studies. He is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and the author of many books on world religions including Baha’u’llah: A Short Biogrpahy, also published by Oneworld.

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