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Introduction to World Religions: With CD-ROM
This substantially revised and updated edition features maps, charts, and more than 200 photographs, many in color. An international group of expert scholars sympathetically discuss the world's major religious traditions (including Buddhism, Baha'i, and Jainism) and new religious movements.
Hardcover, 495 pages
Published March 24th 2005 by Augsburg Fortress Publishing
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I came to this book looking for an introduction to the various religions in the world, being raised quite secularly, myself. Since the book is the work of a number of different academic authors, with all their works brought together in concert, the quality of what is included in the book changes subtly from section to section. That said, the overall quality of the book was excellent for what I was looking for! I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for that same kind of overview and educ ...more
I thought it was a good book that outlined the various world religions and their origins well. Lots of great pictures and illustrations, and I also liked how they broke-up the informative articles by giving first hand accounts from practicers of this religion. If you must read a world religion book, this would be a good one to choose.