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Religions of the World By Elizabeth Breuilly

Religions of the World by Elizabeth Breuilly

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Religions of the World, Revised Edition is a guide to understanding faith in the modern world. It examines the key issues of faith as it exists today. Exploring beliefs, traditions, festivals, and practices of the major faiths, and also discusses the differences within, as well as between, the faiths.

Religions of the World Summary

Religions of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Customs and Festivals by Elizabeth Breuilly

Faith plays an important part in the lives of people around the world, and often the faith of one person or nation has an effect on other individuals or countries. The importance of religion is apparent in the daily routines of people around the world. Ideal for both student and as a family reference, Religions of the World, Revised Edition is an objective guide to understanding faith in the modern world. Religions of the World, Revised Edition examines thekey issues of faith as it exists today. Filled with full-color photographs and illustrations, it explores the beliefs, traditions, festivals, and practices of the major faiths, and also discusses the differences within, as well as between, the faiths. The main branches and divisions of each religion are covered as thoroughly as possible, and the authors have made a point of including the central stories from each faith, regardless of historical accuracy. Written by a team of renowned religious scholars, Religions of the World, New Edition is an ideal introduction to the many faiths around the world today.

About Elizabeth Breuilly

Elizabeth Breuilly holds a B.A. in language from the University of York in England, and has written extensively on religion. Joanne O'Brien studied comparative religion and ancient Near Eastern religions at the University of Manchester in England, and holds an M.A. degree in theology. She has written a wide range of books that explore both relationships between faiths and between religion and secular society. Martin Palmer studied theology at the University of Cambridge in England, specializing in Chinese and Japanese studies, and holds an M.A. He founded ICOREC, the International Consultancy on Religion, Education & Culture, in 1983. Consultant Editor Martin E. Marty is the foremost authority and writer on religion in North America today. He is the Fairfax M. Cone Professor of the History of Modern Christianity at the University of Chicago.

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GOR008182500
9780816062584
0816062587
Religions of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Customs and Festivals by Elizabeth Breuilly
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Facts On File Inc
2005-09-30
160
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