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Publication Date: 18 Nov 2010
Format: Paperback
Series: International Study Guides
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Page Count: 192
ISBN-13: 9780281062508

ISG 45: A Guide to Religious Thought and Practices

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The book devotes a chapter to each of the world religions. All but one of the chapters are written by a member of that faith community, thus giving insiders' views into the theology, spirituality and religious practice of the faith. The introduction encourages respect and engagement with those of other faiths. It emphasises the cultural nature of religion, its importance to society and notes the rise of interest in the study of religious traditions in the face of contemporary geopolitics. It does not attempt to address these politics.
About the Author
Dr Santanu K. Patro is Associate Professor in the Department of Religion at Gurukul Lutheran Theological College and Research Institute, India. Previously, he lectured at the Eastern Theological College. He has written and published a number of articles. He is a member of the Baptist Church.

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