Religions of the World

Religions of the World

The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Traditions & Festivals

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
An objective and authoritative reference, written by a prominent group of religious scholars, explains, compares, and contrasts the many religions of the world, as well as their festivals, rituals, beliefs, ceremonial objects, history, and more, from a multicultural perspective.

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Describes the history, beliefs and practices of the world's major faiths. The authors discuss Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Shinto, Taoism, Sikhism, and Baha'i, covering such topics as key scriptures, the lifestyles of the devout, main varieties and divisions within the faith, and modern developments. They include numerous color photos of worshippers, as well as several maps, cutaway diagrams of places of worship, and calendar wheels that highlight special days and festivals. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Discusses the religions of the world and their festivals, rituals, beliefs, ceremonial objects, and history

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c1997
ISBN: 9780816037230
Branch Call Number: J REF 291 BRE
Characteristics: 160 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,29 cm.


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