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The Everything World's Religions Book: Discover the Beliefs, Traditions, and Cultures of Ancient and Modern Religions
Want to know more about other people's religions? Look no further than this exceptional introductory volume. The Everything World's Religions Book is an encyclopedic resource describing, in plain English, all major and scores of minor religions throughout the world and throughout history, citing: Their origins and history; Geographic spread; Customs and practices; Ceremoni ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Everything
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Aug 03, 2010 Rachael Mcclain rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Those who are curious and/or those who are students.
I wish I had the space to explain what I learned from this book! It is written in a manor that made it very easy to understand without making me feel like a child, while covering religions I had never even heard of before reading it. It, of course, also includes those that are more commonly heard of.
Great reference book. A Religion 101 if you will. Gives the reader a high level overview of many of the world's religions. Explains their major tenants, rites, rituals and often times the different sects within. My copy is highlighted and worn. I refer to it oftern