Introducing World Religions

A Christian Engagement

Introducing World Religions
Author Charles E. Farhadian
Publisher BAKER BOOK HOUSE
Publication Date 3/2015
Binding Book - Hardback
ISBN 9780801032349
Retail Price $55.00
This beautifully designed, full-color textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to the world's religions, including history, beliefs, worship practices, and contemporary expressions. Charles Farhadian, a seasoned teacher and recognized expert on world religions, provides an empathetic account that both affirms Christian uniqueness and encourages openness to various religious traditions. His nuanced, ecumenical perspective enables readers to appreciate both Christianity and the world's religions in new ways. The book highlights similarities, dissimilarities, and challenging issues for Christians and includes significant selections from sacred texts to enhance learning. Pedagogical features include sidebars, charts, key terms, an extensive glossary, definition of terms, over 200 illustrations, and about a dozen maps. This book is supplemented with helpful web materials for both students and professors through Baker Academic Textbook eSources.