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A book of world religions.

Edward Geoffrey Parrinder

A book of world religions.

by Edward Geoffrey Parrinder

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Published by Hulton Educational Publications in Amersham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1965.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13835142M

  The Kids Book of World Religions. Written by Jennifer Glossop. Illustrated by John Mantha. Series: Kids Books of. By gaining a greater understanding of the cultures and beliefs of people around the world, children build respect and tolerance for the differences that make each of us unique. With objectivity and accessibility, this title in the. Religions of the World. Subtitled: "The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Traditions, & Festivals". Published by Lionheart Books. By Elizabeth Breuilly, Joanne O'Brien & Martin Palmer. Published for Transedition Limited and Fernleigh Books. A hardback book. Eckankar Eckankar: Ancient Wisdom for Today.

Book Summary. Irving Hexham’s introductory world religions text explores various religions under the broad categories of African Religions, the Yogic Traditions (including Buddhism), and the Abrahamic traditions. He presents an appreciative yet realistic approach, noting both the strengths and inherent problems of various world religions. Find Survey of World Religions Textbooks at up to 90% off. Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get instant access with eTextbooks and digital materials.

The book's superb reproduction allows the symbolism and meaning in religious imagery and iconography to be revealed in great detail. Accessible and far-reaching, World Religions will engage the whole family as much as the serious student.4/5(2). World Religions and Cults: Scientology Sept. 18, from World Religions and Cults Volume 3 Scientology was an interesting mixture between modern secular humanism, self-help psychology, and Eastern thought with a little science fiction thrown in.


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