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Oxtoby Concise World Religions 3e
 
Northey: Making Sense in Religion 2e
 
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Ehrman: A Brief Introduction to the New Testament 4e

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Islam, Fifth Edition

John L. Esposito

This exceptionally successful survey text introduces the teachings and practice of Islam from its earliest origins up to its contemporary resurgence. Islam: The Straight Path traces the development of the religion and its impact on world history and politics, providing keen insight into one of the world's least understood religions.
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A Brief Intro to the Old Testament, Third Edition

Michael D. Coogan
With Cynthia R. Chapman

Engaging and accessible to students from all backgrounds, A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament is an updated and concise version of Michael D. Coogan's best-selling The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures (OUP 2013). Incorporating historical and critical methodology, students will be introduced to literary analysis and other interpretive strategies as they explore the Old Testament.
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Women and Religious Traditions, Third Edition

Edited by Leona M. Anderson and Pamela Dickey Young

Using a critical feminist lens, this text explores the roles and interactions of women within major world faiths. For each tradition, the text examines the history and status of women, family structures, sexuality, and social change, as well as texts, rituals, and interpretations by and for women.
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Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience, Third Edition

Donald W. Mitchell and Sarah H. Jacoby

Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience, Third Edition, focuses on the depth of Buddhist experiences as expressed in the teachings and practices of its religious and philosophical traditions. Taking a more global and inclusive approach than any other introductory text, the book spans more than 2,500 years, offering chapters on Buddhism's origins in India; Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism; Buddhism in Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan; and the globalization of Buddhism with a focus on the United States.
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