Religion, 1st Edition

  • Diane Andrews Henningfeld
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  • ISBN-10: 0737751266
  • ISBN-13: 9780737751260
  • DDC: 200.9
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released April 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Explores current trends in religion around the world, like the spread of Pentecostal Christianity, a religious revival in China, growth of Buddhism in New Zealand, and efforts toward Jewish-Muslim understanding in the U.S. Looks at religion in relation to science, education and politics. Also discusses violence and religious practice, including China's oppression of Tibetan Buddhists, religious strife in Northern Ireland, and oppression of the Bahá'í in Iran.

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Features and Benefits

  • At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues.
  • Each volume focuses on a controversial topic of worldwide importance and offers a panoramic view of opinions selected from a diverse range of international sources, including journals, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, speeches, and government docu
  • These books contain an annotated table of contents; locator maps, to help readers place countries or areas covered in the essays; "for further discussion" questions; a worldwide list of organizations to contact; bibliographies of books and periodicals.


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