"Fascinating material, well presented"
The Religions Book clearly and simply explains all of the important information about the world's major, and many minor, religions, in an easy-to-access format.
Using easy-to-follow graphics and artworks, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text, The Religions Book explores the beliefs that underpin religious traditions around the globe and how they developed.
From primal beliefs to the world's great faiths and the continuing quest for spiritual meaning in our complex world, The Religions Book gets to the heart of what it means to believe in God and religion's place in society.
The Religions Book includes:
- A dedicated section for each of the world's five major faiths - Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Hinduism
- Primal beliefs, ancient and classical mythology, and new religions
- Brief biographies and context boxes to give the full historical context of selected religions
Through clear and concise summaries, graphics, and quotations, The Religions Book will help even the complete novice understand the ideas behind faiths and the place of religion in the world.