The World's Religions

The World's Religions

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More than 50 specialist authors from many different countries have contributed to this 'Handbook'. The aim has been to describe each faith clearly and objectively. The book includes special articles on issues of particular concern to people today - such as syncretism, pluralism, secularisation, fundamentalism and nationalism. Summary of Content * The Development of Religion * The Ancient Religions: Egypt, Greece, Rome * The Primal Religions: case studies from many different parts of the world today * Living Religions of the East: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Parsis, Sikhs * People of a Book: Judaism, Islam * Christianity * Religion in Today's World: secular ideologies, the spiritual search, pluralism * Rapid Fact Finder: a helpful glossary of over 1100 quick-reference entriesshow more

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 159 x 222mm | 951g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 200 photographs, charts, maps, diagrams, glossary
  • 0745937209
  • 9780745937205

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