The Lion Encyclopedia of World Religions

The Lion Encyclopedia of World Religions

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This illustrated high-quality reference book provides schools and families with concise, accurate and age-appropriate information on the variety of faiths that have existed and are current in the world today. The contents cover: What is Religion? Ibrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam); Eastern religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism); East Asian religions (Jainism, Religions of China and Japan); and, Modern religions (the Baha'i faith, new age movements). The book includes an element of storytelling from the faiths, together with prayers and scriptures and is illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams throughout.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 218 x 262 x 20mm | 879.99g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour maps, photographs and diagrams
  • 0745949835
  • 9780745949833
  • 1,070,860

Review quote

"This book has won a firm fan. Ideal for teachers as well as students . . . In an increasingly multicultural world, this is an essential read for anyone wanting to know about religion. Loads of pictures and photos make this easily the best book of its kind." Jon Hancock, children's book buyer for Borders UK"show more

About David Self

David Self is the author of several books on religion for children, including "The Lion Children s Treasury of Classic Verse," "The Lion Encyclopedia of Christianity," "The Lion Treasury of Saints," and "The Loyola Treasury" "of Saints.""show more

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