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Author Breuilly, Elizabeth.
Title Religions of the world : the illustrated guide to origins, beliefs, traditions & festivals / Elizabeth Breuilly, Joanne O'Brien, Martin Palmer ; consultant editor, Martin E. Marty.
Pub Info New York : Facts on File, ©1997.
book jacket
 Hyannis Children's Room  J 291 Breuilly     AVAILABLE
 Osterville-Adult Coll.  291 BRE     AVAILABLE
Descript 160 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 157) and index.
Summary This clear illustrated introduction to the world's religions gives an overview of the major groups. It covers Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Shinto, Taoism, Skhism and Bahai. Each chapter gives beliefs and practices as well as describing major festivals. Religious calendars and population distributions are helpful features. The photographs, maps and charts extend the text of this attractive guide. Recommended for all secondary collections.
Contents The Abrahamic faiths -- Judaism -- Christianity -- Islam -- The Vedic faiths -- Hinduism -- Buddhism -- Jainism -- Other major traditions -- Shinto -- Taoism -- Sikhism -- Baha'i.
Subject Religions.
Add Author O'Brien, Joanne, 1959-
Palmer, Martin.
Marty, Martin E., 1928-
ISBN 081603723X (alk. paper)
9780816037230 (alk. paper)
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