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Understand the Philosophy of Religion: Teach Yourself

By Mel Thompson

  • Paperback
  • £14.99

This is a straightforward introduction to the philosophy of religion examining the arguments for an against belief in a clear, structured way.

Is this the right book for me?

This book is for anyone wanting to understand what religion is really about. Exploring all the key principles upon which religion is based and setting out the arguments for and against belief in a clear, accessible style, it examines religion against current issues such as terrorism, evolution, and our multi-cultural society.

Understand the Philosophy of Religion includes:

Chapter 1: Religious experience
Chapter 2: Religious language
Chapter 3: God: the concepts
Chapter 4: God: the arguments
Chapter 5: Atheism and humanism
Chapter 6: The self
Chapter 7: Psychology and religion
Chapter 8: Suffering and evil
Chapter 9: Religion and science
Chapter 10: Religion and society
Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added features:
Not got much time?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

Author insights
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

Test yourself
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Extend your knowledge
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of psychology.

Five things to remember
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
Try this
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Biographical Notes

Mel Thompson is an experienced author specialising in philosophy, religion and ethics.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444105001
  • Publication date: 28 May 2010
  • Page count: 368
  • Imprint: Teach Yourself
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