World Religions

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DK, 2006 - Religion - 216 pages
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The Evolution of Major Faiths World Religions looks at the beliefs and practices of many different religions, from the ancient Egyptians to Zoroastrianism -- the oldest "living" religion -- and the great faiths practiced today. Each of the major faiths -- Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Islam -- is examined in detail through its sacred texts, epic imagery, key beliefs, and religious artifacts. The distinctive identities of different faiths are explored in World Religions by studying the main principles and thinking of each religion. The book's superb reproduction allows the symbolism and meaning in religious imagery and iconography to be revealed in great detail. Accessible and far-reaching, World Religions will engage the whole family as much as the serious student.

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Review: World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored & Explained

User Review  - Carrie L - Goodreads

This is an incredibly beautiful and accessible introduction to many of the world religions. I use it as a supplemental text for writing world religions papers for my seminary, and I am consistently impressed with the amount of detail Bowker has condensed into such a pretty package. Read full review

Review: World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored & Explained

User Review  - Gregory - Goodreads

The book has great pictures and lots of color, but I found it lacking in actual information. I felt that is wasn't well organized (use terms pages before defining them, circular definitions, etc ... Read full review


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John Bowker

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