Author: Joe Stoutzenberger
6 X 9" -- 240 pages
This is a fascinating (and informative) journey for anyone who wants to learn more about the religions of the world. It's an excellent read for any Catholic searching to see how Catholicism and other World Religions relate to each other.
THE HUMAN QUEST FOR GOD is a comprehensive summary of the history, major themes, underlying philosophy, and components of the principal religions of the world: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. It also considers some of the other religions, old and new, for example, tribal religions in Africa and Shamanism.
In addition it offers a variety of activities, vocabulary words, and review questions that make this overview an excellent, practical text for introductory college and senior high religion courses.
Joseph Stoutzenberger is a professor of religious studies at Holy Family University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He holds a PhD in religion from Temple University and a master's degree in religious education from Loyola University in Chicago.