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Reli gions of the world

by Huston Smith

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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHuston Smith.
    ContributionsSmith, Huston. Religions of man
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL"80.2"S645"1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 399 p
    Number of Pages399
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21149169M
    ISBN 100062507990
    LC Control Number90-56449

    Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually ‘work’. Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with numerous study features and valuable overviews. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Good summary major world religions This is a very good summary of all the major world religions. Each receives a good overview of the creation, major believes and practices. I wanted a refresher on the main three and a summary of the eastern religions. This book delivered and . Conceived for students with little or no background in the academic study of religions, Religions of the World offers the most broad coverage of world religions supported by primary source documents, coverage of religions as they exist today, and integrated media resources. In preparing the eleventh edition of Religions of the World, Mark Woodward drew on his experience in teaching an /5(2).

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