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.
Book News 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.
Baker & Taylor Discusses the religions of the world and their festivals, rituals, beliefs, ceremonial objects, and history