4 edition of Encyclopedia of World Religions (Wordsworth Reference Library) found in the catalog.
by Wordsworth Edition
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||820|
This book is FULL of color and very well laid out, showing beautiful pictures of members of the various religions and religious artifacts. Maps here and there identify in what part of the world the religion is practiced. As it shares about a particular religion, this book often relates a story, parable or saying from that religion. The new entries and photographs broaden the encyclopedia's representation of current world events and the impact of those events on the world's religions. The book also covers religious fundamentalism -- especially within Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism -- and documents the burgeoning new religious movements in Latin America, Africa, East Pages:
The Encyclopedia of World Religions, Cults and the Occult analyzes sects, cults, the occult, non-Christian world religions, secret societies and atheistic beliefs and then highlights their dangers and compares them with the truth of Scripture/5(5). "The original edition of this book, created in conjunction with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, was published in as Merriam-Webster's encyclopedia of world religions"--Title page verso. Description: xvii, pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm: Other Titles: Encyclopedia of world religions.
Book reviews. Encyclopedia of World Religions Review by Michael Sims. December up on Christianity and other beliefs in the newest contribution to Merriam-Webster's lineup of world-class reference books the fat, gorgeous Encyclopedia of World Religions. These 1, pages literally range from the African Methodist Episcopal Church to. Encyclopedia of World Religions by Books, Octopus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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The Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions, however, has excellent articles and Encyclopedia of World Religions book of color photos. Our college library has it available on line for the students, including the opportunity to legally download a copy in pdf, so I just used it, assigning them the major articles in lieu of a textbook, thus saving them the expense of even a /5(14).
The Usborne Encyclopedia of World Religions: Internet-linked (World Cultures) Susan Meredith. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ The Kids Book of World Religions Jennifer Glossop.
out of 5 stars Paperback. $ See Inside World Religions /5(5). The Encyclopedia of World Religions. Revised Edition provides young adults with reliable, unbiased information on the world's religions, from ancient times to the present day. In about entries--with new to this edition--this revised edition covers all the major and minor religions of the world, including the religions of the ancient world; the major religions practiced around the world.
Throughout the centuries and around the globe, the human response to the divine has given rise to a large number of important religions. The "Britannica's Encyclopedia of World Religions" provides an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the religions of the world and to the concepts, movements, people, and events that have shaped them.
Encyclopedia of Demons in World Religions and Cultures Paperback – Janu by Theresa Bane (Author) › Visit Amazon's Theresa Bane Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.
Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 1. A thought-provoking book which offers a balanced exploration of the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions, as well as many lesser-known faiths.
Beautiful photographs and engaging illustrations, maps and diagrams complement the informative text. About this book. World religions Encyclopedia of world religions. A thought-provoking book which offers a balanced exploration of the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions, as well as many lesser-known faiths.
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Encyclopedia of demons in world religions and cultures / Theresa Bane p. Includes bibliographical references (p.) and index. ISBN softcover: acid free paper 1. Demonology—Encyclopedias. Religions— Encyclopedias. Title. BLB '—dc23 BRITISH LIBRARY CATALOGUING DATA ARE AVAILABLE.
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Religions of the World, Second Edition: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices is an extraordinary work, bringing together the scholarship of some experts from around the globe.
The encyclopedia's six volumes offer entries on every country of the world, with particular emphasis on the larger nations, as well as Indonesia and the Latin American 5/5(3).
The world's principal religions and spiritual traditions may be classified into a small number of major groups, although this is not a uniform practice. This theory began in the 18th century with the goal of recognizing the relative levels of civility in societies (which in many modern cultures would be considered offensive).
I purchased this book because I wanted an overview of the main world religions. This book did not disappoint. Each of the religions is covered in a sensitive way and gives the main philosophies and beliefs behind the religion.
My only complaint is now that my appetite is whetted, I feel I want more detail. The religions covered include Hinduism /5(14). Encyclopedia of Islam (Encyclopedia of World Religions) (Book) Book Details.
ISBN. Title. Encyclopedia of Islam (Encyclopedia of World Religions) Author. Campo, Juan Eduardo. Publisher.
Checkmark Books. Publication Date. Buy This Book. Doniger, Wendy (Ed.), Encyclopedia Britannica (Ed.). Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. Citation by: Lauren Vender Type of Reference: Encyclopedia Call Number: Ref Content/Scope: An encyclopedia that discusses religions from around the world.
It 5, entries about religious movements, history, and traditions.4/5. Religion, human beings’ relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, absolute, spiritual, divine, or worthy of especial reverence.
Worship, moral conduct, right belief, and participation in religious institutions are among the constituent elements of the religious life.
Usborne encyclopedia of world religions. Tulsa: Usborne Publishing Limited. Citation by: Jennifer Shepherd Call Number: Ref Content/Scope: This encyclopedia is intended for grade. It offers a balanced exploration of the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions, as well as many lesser-known faiths/5.
out of 5 stars Encyclopedia of World Religions, Cults & the Occult. Reviewed in the United States on Septem Verified Purchase. This is an excellent book for seeing what different Religions believe.
It is a fact based book. Not written for reading with facts like Walter Martins Kingdom of the Cults. That is also an excellent /5(7). Protestantism (Encyclopedia of World Religions) book because book offers you rich details and knowledge.
Of course the knowledge in this book hundred per-cent guarantees there is no doubt in it you know. Deborah Anderson: Nowadays reading books be than want or need but also be a life style. This reading habit give you lot of. The Lion Encyclopedia of World Religions book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Combining accurate and concise information /5.Encyclopedia of World Religions explores the major religions of the world, emphasizing the living faiths and their background. Each illustrated volume provides access to the theological concepts, personalities, historical events, institutions, and movements that helped shape the history of each religion and the way it is practiced.Encyclopedia of World Religions book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This encyclopedia covers all major religions and beliefs i /5.