Illustrated World s Religions Book

Illustrated World s Religions


  • Author : Huston Smith
  • Publisher : HarperOne
  • Release Date : 1994-09-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 255
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105009705141

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A presentation of the world's predominant religions includes the essential elements and teachings of each, a description of their similarities and differences, and full-color illustrations. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. QPB Main. BOMC, History, & Natural Science Bk Club.

The Illustrated World s Religions Book
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The Illustrated World s Religions


  • Author : Huston Smith
  • Publisher : Paw Prints
  • Release Date : 2008-10-04
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 255
  • ISBN 10 : 1439558795

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A presentation of the world's predominant religions includes the essential elements and teachings of each, and a description of their similarities and differences

Nelson s Illustrated Guide to Religions Book
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Nelson s Illustrated Guide to Religions


  • Author : Thomas Nelson
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2009-05-17
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 640
  • ISBN 10 : 9781418577469

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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.

National Geographic Concise History of World Religions Book

National Geographic Concise History of World Religions


  • Author : Tim A. Cooke
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426206986

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National Geographic Concise History of World Religions Excerpt :

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.

The Kids Book of World Religions Book
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The Kids Book of World Religions


  • Author : Jennifer Glossop
  • Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
  • Release Date : 2013-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 68
  • ISBN 10 : 9781554539819

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Explains the basic beliefs, customs, and rituals of twelve different world religions, and includes information about tribal and native religions of Africa, North America, and Australia.

The World s Religions Book
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The World s Religions


  • Author : Huston Smith
  • Publisher : HarperOne
  • Release Date : 1991-09-13
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 0062508113

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Provides an introduction to Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, and the native traditions of the Americas, Australia, Africa, and Oceania

Illustrated Dictionary of Religions Book

Illustrated Dictionary of Religions


  • Author : Philip Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Dk Pub
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 0789447118

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Illustrated Dictionary of Religions Excerpt :

In an easy-to-follow, accessible reference format, this book uses over 700 full-color illustrations and clear text to explain, identify, and compare the major religions of the world from Zoroastrianism and ancient Egyptian rituals to Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, and Judaism.

An Illustrated Introduction to Taoism Book

An Illustrated Introduction to Taoism


  • Author : Jean C. Cooper
  • Publisher : World Wisdom, Inc
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 155
  • ISBN 10 : 9781935493167

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An Illustrated Introduction to Taoism Excerpt :

Containing 118 stunning color illustrations, this beautiful book provides an introduction to Taoism, one of the great religious and philosophical movements in Chinese thought. Incorporating selections from J.C. Cooper's writings, it explores the concept of the Tao (Way), the symbolism of Yin-Yang, and the thought of the leading Taoist sages. Also included are sections on Taoist art, the symbolism of plants and animals, the Taoist garden, and the relationship of Taoism with Buddhism and Hinduism.

Inside World Religions Book

Inside World Religions


  • Author : Kevin O'Donnell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0800638891

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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 Book

Religions of the World


  • Author : Elizabeth Breuilly
  • Publisher : Checkmark Books
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 0816062587

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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.

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The World s Religions


  • Author : Ninian Smart
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-06-28
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 0521631394

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The World s Religions Excerpt :

The World's Religions offers a fascinating insight into a wide range of faiths, their history and their followers. In the richly illustrated new edition of this popular book, religions are described through their symbols, rituals, followers, architecture and art. References, statistics, maps and pictures have been updated and added. The text has been thoroughly revised to highlight recent developments, such as the spread of Islam, African-American and Hispanic-American religious experience, and women priests.

Introduction to World Religions Book

Introduction to World Religions


  • Author : Christopher Partridge
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451452273

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Introduction to World Religions Excerpt :

A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting layout with rich illustrations. The second edition has new and extended primary source readings, a stronger section on the Religions of South Asia, additional maps, a new full-color, student-friendly format, and more.

World Religions Book

World Religions


  • Author : John Bowker
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008-09-18
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 143955479X

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Examines each religion--including ancient Greek, Roman, Norse, and Celtic religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and nature religions--discussing its history, founder, major deity, beliefs, festivals, and celebrations.

World Religions in Practice Book

World Religions in Practice


  • Author : Paul Gwynne
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118972274

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World Religions in Practice Excerpt :

A new and expanded edition of a highly successful textbook on world religions with a comparative approach which explores how six major religions are lived and expressed through their customs, rituals and everyday practices. A new edition of this major textbook, exploring the world's great religions through their customs, rituals and everyday practices by focusing on the 'lived experience' This comparative study is enriched and broadened with the inclusion of a sixth religion, Daoism Takes a thematic, comparative and practical approach; each chapter explores a series of key themes including birth, death, ethics, and worship across all six religions at each time Broadens students' understanding by offering an impartial discussion of the similarities and differences between each religion Includes an increased range of student-friendly features, designed to allow students to engage with each religion and extend their understanding

World Religions Workbook Book

World Religions Workbook


  • Author : Christopher D. Rodkey
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2006-12-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 59
  • ISBN 10 : 9781411696211

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World Religions Workbook Excerpt :

World Religions Workbook is a simple workbook to be used in college, seminary, high school, or religious education classes for teenagers or adults. The Workbook includes entries for every major world religion, blank templates, and an exhaustive glossary of terms related to comparative religions and the philosophy of religion. This is the student edition.