Religions of the World

Religions of the World

The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Traditions & Festivals

Book - 2005
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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 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.
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, c2005.
Edition: Rev. ed.
ISBN: 9780816062584
0816062587
Branch Call Number: 200
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Palmer, Martin
O'Brien, Joanne 1959-

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