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Religions of the World, Revised Edition

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 … (See Below for Full Description)
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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 family reference, Religions of the World, Revised Edition is an objective guide to understanding faith in the modern world.

This comprehensive book examines the key 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 religions, and 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. Written by a team of renowned religious scholars, Religions of the World, Revised Edition is an ideal introduction to the many faiths around the world today.

This thoroughly updated and revised edition includes an updated introduction, updates to all statistical information, and new photographs and illustrations. The "Modern Developments" section of each chapter has been revised to include recent developments to each religion. The final section of the book, "Faith in the Future," has been updated to reflect recent events.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-6258-4
ISBN-10 816062587
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Illustrated Guide to Customs and Beliefs
Author Elizabeth Breuilly, Joanne O'Brien, Martin Palmer; Consultant Editor: Martin E. Marty
Publication Date 9/1/2005
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Checkmark
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Maps. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Tables and information boxes. Charts.
Available Formats Print

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