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Anatomy of the sacred : an introduction to religion

James C. Livingston 1930- author.

6th ed.. c2009

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  • Title:
    Anatomy of the sacred : an introduction to religion
  • Author: James C. Livingston 1930- author.
  • Description: The study of religion -- What is religion? -- Ways of studying religion -- Universal forms of religious experience and expression -- The sacred and the holy -- Sacred symbol, myth, and doctrine -- Sacred ritual -- Sacred scripture -- Society and the sacred : the social formations and transformations of religion -- Universal components of a religious worldview -- Deity : concepts of the divine and ultimate reality -- Cosmogony : origins of the natural and social order -- Views of the human problem -- Theodicy : encountering evil -- Ethics : foundations of moral action -- Soteriology : ways and goals of salvation and liberation -- The sacred and the secular in modernity -- Secularization : new religious revitalization movements; contemporary religious fundamentalism -- Contemporary challenges to traditional religion : the status and the roles of women; relations between religion and the state.
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  • Publication Date: c2009
  • Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall
  • Format: xvii, 419 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780136003809 (pbk.);ISBN 013600380X (pbk.)
  • Subjects: Religion; Religions; Religion; Religions
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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