Illustrated Dictionary of Religions

Illustrated Dictionary of Religions

Rituals, Beliefs,and Practices From Around the World

Book - 1999
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Baker & Taylor
A visual overview of world religion identifies, explains, and compares major religions around the world, featuring more than one thousand entries on religious concepts, major figures, key events, and beliefs

Book News
Text and a unique selection of photographs of places of worship, ceremonies, icons, and scriptures from around the world provide a visual guide to about 15 key world religions, from the beliefs of the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Greece to present-day living religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Organized chronologically, it begins with a short introduction that analyzes the nature of religion and looks at common themes, shared beliefs, conflicts, and benefits. The nine main sections each focus on a particular religion or religious tradition, with cross- references to facilitate comparisons. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

An easy-to-follow, visual overview of world religion incorporates more than seven hundred full-color illustrations and a lucid text to identify, explain, and compare major religions around the world, featuring more than one thousand entries on religious concepts, major figures, key events, and beliefs.

Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 1999
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780789447111
0789447118
Branch Call Number: 200.3 WILKI
Characteristics: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at GL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top