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World religions : the great faiths explored and explained  Cover Image Book Book

World religions : the great faiths explored and explained / John Bowker ; contributing consultants, David Bowker [and 13 others].

Bowker, John, 1935- (author.). Bowker, David, (author.).

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Summary:

An essential guide to learning everything you need to know about the history, central practices, and the key teachings of many religions. A compelling and insightful guide for uncovering and understanding a variety of the world's major religions. This book will be the perfect gift for thinkers, borrowers, and students of religious studies and philosophy. Learn new and profound information about a variety of faiths. In this educational guide you'll find: A chapter devoted to each of the major world religions - Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam; lesser-known religions and belief systems are covered, offering a comprehensive overview of faith; detailed illustrations and annotated works of art, and a timeline of religious history. Discover a variety of the world's major religions and other faiths from both the ancient and the modern world through this insightful guide. Explore over 450 classic works of religious and devotional art. With sacred texts, epic imagery, key beliefs, and religious artefacts, this educational guide is perfect for libraries, classrooms, and the bookshelves of those who simply love learning.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780241487389
  • ISBN: 0241487382
  • ISBN: 9780744034752
  • ISBN: 0744034752
  • Physical Description: 352 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: American edition.
  • Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, [2021]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes index.
Subject: Religions > History.
Religions.
Religion.
Religion.
Religions.

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