Religious Studies by Carl Olson
The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)

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Religious Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible, A-Z resource, defining and explaining key terms and ideas central to the study of religion. Exploring broad and recurring themes which are applicable in both eastern and western religions, cross-cultural examples are provided for each term to give a comprehensive overview of the subject. Subjects covered include:

afterlife comparative religion festivals ethics gender monotheism world religions modernity pilgrimage theism secularization

With cross referencing and further reading provided throughout, this book provides an inclusive map of the discipline, and is an essential reference for all students, academics and researchers.

 

About Carl Olson

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Carl Olson is professor of religious studies at Allegheny College.
 
Published September 28, 2010 by Routledge. 319 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction