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The Illustrated World s Religions

The Illustrated World s Religions Book
Author : Huston Smith
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 1995-08-18
ISBN : 9780060674403
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Retaining all the beloved qualities of Huston Smith's classic The Religions of Man and the current fully revised and updated The World's Religions, this stunning pictorial presentation refines the text to its wonderful essentials. In detailed, absorbing, richly illustrated, and highly readable chapters on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity and primal religions, we find refreshing and fascinating presentations of both the differences and the similarities among the worldwide religious traditions. The approach is at once classic and contemporary, retaining all the empathy, eloquence and erudition that millions of readers love about the earlier editions, while being edited and designed for a contemporary general readership. This delightful marriage of winsome text and remarkable pictures vividly brings to life the scope and vision of Huston Smith's expertise and insight.

The Illustrated Guide to World Religions

The Illustrated Guide to World Religions Book
Author : Michael D. Coogan,Michael David Coogan
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9780195219975
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Profiles Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese traditions, and Japanese traditions.

Illustrated World s Religions

Illustrated World s Religions Book
Author : Huston Smith
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 1994-09-03
ISBN : 0060674539
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Retaining all the beloved qualities of Huston Smith's classic The World's Religions, this stunning pictorial presentation refines the text to its wonderful essentials. In detailed, absorbing, richly illustrated, and highly readable chapters on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, and primal religions, we find refreshing and fascinating presentations of both the differences and the similarities among the worldwide religious traditions. The approach is at once classic and contemporary, retaining all the empathy, eloquence, and erudition that millions of readers love about the earlier edition, while being edited and designed for a contemporary general readership. This delightful marriage of engaging text and remarkable pictures vividly brings to life the scope and vision of Huston Smith's expertise and insight.

The Illustrated Guide to World Religions

The Illustrated Guide to World Religions Book
Author : Dean C. Halverson
Publisher : Bethany House Pub
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780764228384
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

With the world at America's doorstep, clear and insightful information on world religions is more important than ever. This guide presents the evangelistic challenges and opportunities of the world's religions in a graphic format.

Atlas of the World s Religions

Atlas of the World s Religions Book
Author : Advanced Illustration Ltd
Publisher : New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press
Release : 1999
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Uses narrative, maps, and photographs to provide a view of the world's religions in their geographical and historical contexts.

World Religions

World Religions Book
Author : Michael David Coogan
Publisher : Duncan Baird Publishers
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9781900131964
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An introduction to world religions covering symbols, ceremonies, pilgrimages, the cosmos, sacred texts, and the relationship between religion and state in the world's living faiths.

Inside World Religions

Inside World Religions Book
Author : Kevin O'Donnell
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007-02
ISBN : 9780800638894
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Covering six major traditions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism,Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, together with shorter sections onZoroastrianism, Baha'i, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto – InsideWorld Religions brings these faiths vividly to life by delving beneath the surface to discover what they mean for those who follow them. Intended for the novice inquirer, the book includes briefaccessible chapters that ask how, for example, does belonging toa particular faith affect people's relationships, their celebrationsof special occasions, and the way they live their daily lives? Illustrated throughout with stunning full-color photography,Inside World Religions takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the major faiths of the world.

Religions of the World

Religions of the World Book
Author : Elizabeth Breuilly,Joanne O'Brien,Martin Palmer,Martin E. Marty
Publisher : Checkmark Books
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780816062584
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An objective guide to modern-day faiths explores the beliefs, traditions, festivals, and practices of major faiths and covers the main branches and divisions of each religion, all accompanied by photographs and illustrations.

An Illustrated History of the World s Religions

An Illustrated History of the World s Religions Book
Author : Edward Geoffrey Parrinder
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1983
ISBN : 9780600337959
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download An Illustrated History of the World s Religions book written by Edward Geoffrey Parrinder, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

National Geographic Concise History of World Religions

National Geographic Concise History of World Religions Book
Author : Tim Cooke
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Release : 2011
ISBN : 1426206984
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Presents a comprehensive guide to religions throughout history, from the origins of spiritual belief to modern organized religions and churches, and discusses how religion has affected and helped shape the history of the world.

A World Religions Reader

A World Religions Reader Book
Author : Ian S. Markham
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2009-05-26
ISBN : 140517109X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Providing a comprehensive exploration of the teachings and beliefs of the world?s living faiths, the third edition of this popular book has been revised and updated to reflect the vibrant role religion plays in the twenty-first century. The World Religions Reader: Explores the unique nature of various faiths by introducing their traditions and rituals, ethical dimensions, and modern expressions Combines excerpts from sacred texts with reflections from a range of classic and contemporary thinkers - from the Bhagavad Gita and the Qur'an to Maimonides and Martin Luther King, Jr. Significantly expands material on Christianity, with a greater emphasis on the diversity of the tradition as expressed in Orthodoxy, Catholicism, and Protestantism Broadens its coverage with new chapters on Emerging Religions, Jainism, Zoroastrianism and Indigenous Religions Considers the profound impact of 9/11 on the major religions and the effect it has had on our perceptions of others, and on interfaith communication Includes numerous reader-friendly features, such as key terms sections, summary reviews of major beliefs and significant events, a glossary, and revision and comparative questions.

The World s Religions

The World s Religions Book
Author : Ninian Smart,Founded British First Department of Religious Studies at University of Lancaster and J F Rowny Professor of Comparative Religions Ninian Smart
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1998-06-28
ISBN : 9780521637480
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Provides information about the symbols, rituals, art, and history of religions around the world.

World Religions

World Religions Book
Author : Jeffrey Brodd
Publisher : Saint Mary's Press
Release : 2003-01
ISBN : 0884897257
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The major religions of the world are a mystery to many high school teens. Now you can help them unlock the doors of these traditions with our new text, World Religions: A Voyage of Discovery. The book is an introductory survey that helps eleventh and twelfth graders understand the people, dimensions, and religious principles of the world's major religions. The textbook includes a chapter on each of eleven major world religions, including Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and others. The text offers the Catholic perspective on interreligious dialogue, an overview of basic questions that religions address, and Ninian Smart's seven dimensions of religion. A glossary and word pronunciations in each chapter help students learn unfamiliar terms. In addition, the second edition of this text incorporates the following new features: a new chapter on modern trends in religion; new, more detailed maps; a new section on the Aztec religion of Mesoamerica; a sidebar in each chapter offering examples of the seven dimensions of religion; and review questions at the end of each chapter.

The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions

The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions Book
Author : Keith Crim
Publisher : HarperOne
Release : 1990-02-02
ISBN : 9780060616137
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This concise, authoritative compendium of information on the world's living religions brings together the work of 161 scholars from major religious traditions and related fields. Over 1600 cross-referenced beliefs, and current status of the world's living religions: Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Shintoism, Sufism, Taoism, and the many other religions of the world. This information-packed, illustrated volume, complete with maps and charts, provides: comprehensive articles on the historical development and status of the worlds living religions; doctrines, sects, movements, significant personalities, sacred writings, religious practices, and holy sites, with key creeds, prayers, and mantras given in full; a detailed examination of religions that have spread to new geographical regions in articles such as Christianity in Africa, while other topics better studied across traditions have separate entries, such as Mysticism and Scarifice; over 150 black-and-white photographs, maps, diagrams, line drawings, and charts.

Atlas of the World s Religions

Atlas of the World s Religions Book
Author : Ninian Smart,Frederick W. Denny,Frederick Mathewson Denny
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Maps and text present a guide to the historical development and current state of the world's religions.

Mastering World Religions

Mastering World Religions Book
Author : Ray Colledge
Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
Release : 2017-07-17
ISBN : 1349143294
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

In one book, all the essential information to learn about six of the main religions - Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism. * A complete, self-contained, well illustrated course for individual study or classroom use * Help for students to pass exams - suitable for GCSE and as an introduction to A-Level * Ideal general reading for anyone who wants to understand the basic beliefs and practices of the religions featured * Ideal for liberal and general studies courses, and for multicultural education * Includes material on items of human interest to help enthuse and inspire the reader.

Nelson s Illustrated Guide to Religions

Nelson s Illustrated Guide to Religions Book
Author : Thomas Nelson
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
Release : 2009-05-17
ISBN : 1418577464
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A comprehensive introduction to the religions of the world analyzed from a Christian perspective Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions covers more than 200 religions, sects, and cults, most of them ones the reader might encounter on any given day. It is the most complete and up-to-date Christian guide to world religions. Perfect for the student as well as the layperson. Written by leading expert in religions, James A. Beverley.

Major World Religions

Major World Religions Book
Author : Lloyd V. J. Ridgeon
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780415297967
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world.

Experiencing the World s Religions

Experiencing the World s Religions Book
Author : Michael Molloy
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Provides an account of religion as a diverse, lived experience by peoples around the world. This book conveys the vitality and richness of the world's religions as a living cultural wellspring that concerns systems of belief and how those beliefs are expressed in ceremonies, food, clothing, art, architecture, pilgrimage, scripture, and music.