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The Illustrated World's Religions

Author : Huston Smith
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 1995-08-18
Category : Religion
ISBN : 0060674407
File Size : 16,9 Mb
Total Download : 841

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Book Summary: Retaining all the beloved qualities of Huston Smith's classic The Religions of Man and the current fully revised and updated The World's Religions, this stunning pictorial presentation refines the text to its wonderful essentials. In detailed, absorbing, richly illustrated, and highly readable chapters on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity and primal religions, we find refreshing and fascinating presentations of both the differences and the similarities among the worldwide religious traditions. The approach is at once classic and contemporary, retaining all the empathy, eloquence and erudition that millions of readers love about the earlier editions, while being edited and designed for a contemporary general readership. This delightful marriage of winsome text and remarkable pictures vividly brings to life the scope and vision of Huston Smith's expertise and insight.

The Illustrated World's Religions

Author : Huston Smith
Publisher : HarperOne
Release : 1995-08-18
Category : Religion
ISBN : 0060674407
File Size : 52,8 Mb
Total Download : 700

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Book Summary: Retaining all the beloved qualities of Huston Smith's classic The Religions of Man and the current fully revised and updated The World's Religions, this stunning pictorial presentation refines the text to its wonderful essentials. In detailed, absorbing, richly illustrated, and highly readable chapters on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity and primal religions, we find refreshing and fascinating presentations of both the differences and the similarities among the worldwide religious traditions. The approach is at once classic and contemporary, retaining all the empathy, eloquence and erudition that millions of readers love about the earlier editions, while being edited and designed for a contemporary general readership. This delightful marriage of winsome text and remarkable pictures vividly brings to life the scope and vision of Huston Smith's expertise and insight.

Illustrated World's Religions

Author : Huston Smith
Publisher : HarperOne
Release : 1994-09-03
Category : Religion
ISBN : STANFORD:36105009705141
File Size : 48,9 Mb
Total Download : 796

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Book Summary: A presentation of the world's predominant religions includes the essential elements and teachings of each, a description of their similarities and differences, and full-color illustrations. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. QPB Main. BOMC, History, & Natural Science Bk Club.

Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions

Author : Thomas Nelson
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
Release : 2009-05-17
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781418577469
File Size : 37,9 Mb
Total Download : 704

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Book Summary: A comprehensive introduction to the religions of the world analyzed from a Christian perspective Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions covers more than 200 religions, sects, and cults, most of them ones the reader might encounter on any given day. It is the most complete and up-to-date Christian guide to world religions. Perfect for the student as well as the layperson. Written by leading expert in religions, James A. Beverley.

The World's Religions

Author : Ninian Smart
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1998-06-28
Category : Religion
ISBN : 0521631394
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Total Download : 559

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Book Summary: The World's Religions offers a fascinating insight into a wide range of faiths, their history and their followers. In the richly illustrated new edition of this popular book, religions are described through their symbols, rituals, followers, architecture and art. References, statistics, maps and pictures have been updated and added. The text has been thoroughly revised to highlight recent developments, such as the spread of Islam, African-American and Hispanic-American religious experience, and women priests.

Art and Architecture of the World's Religions [2 volumes]

Author : Leslie D. Ross
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2009-06-04
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780313342875
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Total Download : 195

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Book Summary: Two abundantly illustrated volumes offer a vibrant discussion of how the divine is and has been represented in art and architecture the world over. • 200 illustrations, including floor plans of churches, synagogues, and temples bring the discussions of art and architecture to life • An extensive bibliography enables further research

The Illustrated Guide to World Religions

Author : Dean C. Halverson
Publisher : Bethany House Pub
Release : 2003
Category : Religion
ISBN : 0764228382
File Size : 14,9 Mb
Total Download : 636

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Book Summary: With the world at America's doorstep, clear and insightful information on world religions is more important than ever. This guide presents the evangelistic challenges and opportunities of the world's religions in a graphic format.

An Illustrated Introduction to Taoism

Author : Jean C. Cooper
Publisher : World Wisdom, Inc
Release : 2010
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781935493167
File Size : 53,9 Mb
Total Download : 588

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Book Summary: Containing 118 stunning color illustrations, this beautiful book provides an introduction to Taoism, one of the great religious and philosophical movements in Chinese thought. Incorporating selections from J.C. Cooper's writings, it explores the concept of the Tao (Way), the symbolism of Yin-Yang, and the thought of the leading Taoist sages. Also included are sections on Taoist art, the symbolism of plants and animals, the Taoist garden, and the relationship of Taoism with Buddhism and Hinduism.