By John Bowker
The world's most vital religions defined via exact annotation of sacred texts, spiritual artifacts, work, and structure. global Religions is a clean new method of figuring out varied faiths. specific annotations of lovely illustrations supply fascinating insights into the world's most crucial religions -- delivering a deeper appreciation of the ideals significant to every. The Evolution of significant Faiths: international Religions seems on the ideals and practices of many various religions, from the traditional Egyptians via to Zoroastrianism -- the oldest "living" faith -- and the nice faiths practiced this day. all the significant faiths -- Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam -- is tested intimately via its sacred texts, epic imagery, key ideals, and spiritual artifacts. unequalled perception: The special identities of alternative faiths are explored in global religions through learning the most ideas and techniques of every faith. The book's beneficiant dimension and wonderful copy display, in gleaming aspect, the symbolism and which means in non secular imagery and iconography. transparent and informative, global Religions will interact the total family members up to the intense scholar.
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