A Comparative Study of Religions: Second Edition

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Mugambi, J.N.K.
University of Nairobi Press, Mar 16, 2015 - Religion - 400 pages
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This books is the result of concerted teamwork among the academia staff of the Department of Religious Studies, University of Nairobi between 1986 and 1990. The Project was prompted by the necessity to produce relevant and comprehensive textbooks for the undergraduate degree programme. The book has remained in demand, confirming the relevance and quality of its content covering the whole range of major religions of the world with extensive geographical and historical scope. It includes a specific section on African Religion, thus placing the African Religious Heritage within the mainstream of the comparative study of the world's religions. 

 

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Contents

SECTION II Religions of PreLiterate Peoples Outside Africa
23
SECTION III African Religion
43
SECTION IV Religions of India
67
SECTION V Religions of the Far East
151
SECTION IV Religions of the Near East
197
SECTION VII Comparative Study of Some Major Themes
283
SECTION VIII The Present State of Religion and Future Prospects
355
Bibliography
373
Index
379
Back cover
390
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