How to Study Religion

A Guide for the Curious (First Edition)
Stephen Werner
©2020, 274 pages

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    How to Study Religion: A Guide for the Curious is designed for students taking college-level, introductory religion courses, as well as any individual interested in learning more about world religions.

    In straightforward and clear language, the text presents the major concepts and vocabulary needed to understand the various religions of the world, then provides an overview of major religions and an exploration of engaging related topics, including the relationship of religion to art, science, morality, and culture, and big questions surrounding human existence.

    The text effectively and efficiently teaches readers the basics of the religions of the world, shows them how to study religion, and encourages them to think critically about the subject matter. The book is rich in content, yet of modest size and written in a way that is highly accessible for all readers.

    How to Study Religion is an exciting and enlightening textbook that helps readers deepen their personal knowledge and ignite their innate curiosity regarding world religions.

    Stephen Werner has taught as an adjunct instructor for 29 years at several universities in the St. Louis area. In addition to teaching courses in world religions, he has taught courses in religion and art, mythology, creative thinking, and American culture, covering figures such as Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley. He is the author of The Handy Christianity Answer Book, a highly readable overview of Christianity and its history and influence. Werner is also the author of plays, musicals, and an opera. His song “Irish Farewell” is popular on YouTube.
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