Atlas of the World's Religions by Ninian Smart

Atlas of the World's Religions by Ninian Smart

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This survey of the origins, development, and distribution of the world's religions is organized in three sections: an assessment of religion at the end of the millennium; a survey of the historical geography of religion; and 10 chapters organized by religious tradition.

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This is a survey of the origins, development, and distribution of the world's religions. The work is organized in three major sections, opening with an assessment of the state of religion in the world at the end of the millennium, followed by a survey of the historical geography of religion, illustrating key stages in the development of world religions from the birth of religion to the end of the 20th century, bringing with it the decline of colonialism and the emergence of ideological religions, new religions, and globalization. The third and main part of the Atlas consists of 10 chapters organized by religious tradition, covering Hinduism, Buddhism, East Asian traditions, and traditions of the Pacific region, religions of the Ancient Near East and Ancient Europe, the three religions of the Book - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - and African and North American indigenous traditions.

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SKU GOR002345214
Title Atlas of the World's Religions
Author Edited by Ninian Smart
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Oxford University Press
Year Published 2000
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0198662351
ISBN 13 9780198662358
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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This is a survey of the origins, development, and distribution of the world's religions. The work is organized in three major sections, opening with an assessment of the state of religion in the world at the end of the millennium, followed by a survey of the historical geography of religion, illustrating key stages in the development of world religions from the birth of religion to the end of the 20th century, bringing with it the decline of colonialism and the emergence of ideological religions, new religions, and globalization. The third and main part of the Atlas consists of 10 chapters organized by religious tradition, covering Hinduism, Buddhism, East Asian traditions, and traditions of the Pacific region, religions of the Ancient Near East and Ancient Europe, the three religions of the Book - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - and African and North American indigenous traditions.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002345214
Title Atlas of the World's Religions
Author Edited by Ninian Smart
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Oxford University Press
Year Published 2000
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0198662351
ISBN 13 9780198662358
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No