The indispensable guidebook to help the well-meaning guest when visiting other people s religious ceremonies updated and revised.
We North Americans live in a remarkably diverse society, and it s increasingly common to be invited to a wedding, funeral, or other religious service of a friend, relative, or coworker whose faith is different from our own. MORE >
The single fastest growing religious group of our time is those who check the box next to the word "none" on national surveys. In America, this is 20 percent of the population. Exactly who are the unaffiliated? What caused this seismic shift in our culture? Are our churches poised to reach these people?
A wide-ranging and substantive sourcebook on the spiritual wisdom of the world's religions.
Makes a good case for the value of interreligious encounters while acknowledging both similarities and differences between Buddha and Jesus.
In this unique book about the major religious traditions of the world, a practitioner from each tradition Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam introduces the basics of his or her faith and participates in a conversation about the challenges of being faithful in the modern world. Each essay and conversation is followed by a list of suggestions for further reading.
In a post-9/11 world, many Americans conflate the mainstream Muslim majority with the beliefs and actions of an extremist minority. But what do the world’s Muslims think about the West, or about democracy, or about extremism itself? Who Speaks for Islam? spotlights this silenced majority. The book is the product of a mammoth six-year study in which the Gallup Organization.
Class: Spirituality & SciFi
A book list from our recent class. Download a PDF.
Empire Triumphant: Race, Religion and Rebellion in the Star Wars Films. Kevin J. Westmore, 2005