Experiencing The World's Religions: Tradition, Challenge, And Change, 6th Edition
in this revised and updated edition of a classic, the authors introduce the ancient traditions of religious thought and practice to readers by using carefully selected quotations and illustrations. they also incorporate recent research into religious traditions, and describe the current challenges and changes within the traditions, as well as contemporary expressions of the religions in the world today. a new chapter on religions and secularism examines how religions have influenced secular society in the west. these texts and illustrations, selected by the authors, demonstrate the rich diversity of the world's religions and their continuing relevance to our lives today.
Experiencing the World's Religions: Tradition, Challenge, and Change, 6th Edition
about the authors john hick is professor emeritus of religion at the university of notre dame. he is the author of an interpretation of religion, why study religion?, and the myth of religious violence. john s. adams is professor of religious studies and the director of the center for ethics and religious studies at notre dame. he is the author of the great reversal: religion and world order in the 21st century.
about the institute for religious research the institute for religious research at the university of notre dame is a catholic research university committed to providing a quality undergraduate education and graduate research. irr sponsors the religious traditions, religion in america, and religion and civil society programs, as well as research projects on religion in the united states and worldwide. it is a center of scholarship, teaching, and research in religious studies and theology, as well as an important hub for the study of catholicism and other religions. for more information about the institute for religious research, please visit www.nd.edu/ire.