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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User Review  - regularguy5mb - LibraryThing

Another entry into my Read Your Library list. Since I've been focusing on World History, religion was a natural inclusion since it has been one of the main drives behind humanity from the very ... Read full review

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User Review  - QueenAlyss - LibraryThing

An enjoyable read about the many world cultures. It does; however, have a biased view towards Christianity, which is apparent in some passages. I thought the book was well rounded and informative! I do wish there was more on the ancient religions though! Read full review


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