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Irving Hexham's short videos to accompany the book Understanding world Religions
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Below are a series of five minute interviews about various chapters in the book Understanding World Religions
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Chapter 1
On Ninian Smart ...
Chapter 1.2
Why write yet another textbook on religion?
Chapter 2
On African religions ...
Chapter 3
Primal religions ...
Chapter 4
Witches and witchcraft ...
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Isaiah Shembe ...
Chapter 7
Christianity and Yoga ...
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
The origins of Buddhism
Chapter 12
Buddhism and belief in God ...
Chapter 12
Buddhism and belief in God ...
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Yogic religions
Chapter 15
Judaism and Christianity
Chapter 16.1
The Christians and Judaism ...
Chapter 16.2
Frank Eyck's pilgrimage ..
Chapter 17
Judaism and Legalism
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
The language of Jesus ...
Chapter 20
Nubia and Global Christianity ...
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Prejudice against Muslims ..
Chapter 24.1
The Koran and the Bible
Chapter 24.2James Dickie - Yaqub Zaki and religious extremism ...
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Sayyid Qutb and modern Islam ...
Irving Hexham on:
Ancestoral neo-Paganism
Irving Hexham
Karla Poewe on:
New Religions and the Nazis
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The textbook Understanding World Religions is available from the American publisher Zondervan. In 2012 it won a Christianity Today book award. There is also a video lecture series to accompany it.

All text and graphics onUnderstanding World Religions are protected by copyright, 1995, 199, 2011. Permission to reproduce material found on this Web Site must be obtained from the appropriate copyright owner. World religions graphic by Christopher Tobias from Irving Hexham's Understanding World Religions, Zondervan, Grand Rapids, 2012, and Roberta Polfus, from the Concise Dictionary of Religion, InterVarsity Press, Carol Stream, 1994.