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history of world religions.

Katharine Savage

history of world religions.

by Katharine Savage

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions -- History -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography; p. 200-202.

    StatementMaps by Richard Natkiel.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL82 .S35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6015184M
    LC Control Number66072344
    OCLC/WorldCa17696326

    Explore the religions that have shaped history, civilizations and your next door neighbors views. You will learn about the founders, the history and essential teachings of each of these major religions: Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Confucianism, and Taoism, plus brief descriptions of other religions and religious practices/5. A new copy of this book, even on Amazon, is over $ InstantCert Academy Introduction to World Religions Specific Exam Feedback - Seven pages of targeted information for this exam. Also if you've subscribed, make sure you go through the Flashcards for Introduction to World Religions as well.

    Religions Shown Through Original Sources В A History of the World's Religions bridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from the original. Presenting each the histories and the prevalent worldviews of the key world religions, Matthews’s WORLD RELIGIONS, Sixth Version, methodically introduces college students to the richness and variety of those traditions. The ""Worldview"" sections particularly make this probably the most useful textbook for comparative analyses of the religions.

    World Religions Books and Films. Book and Film Reviews and Recommendations for World History Teachers - World History Movies: For more of our free educational materials on world religions, click here. The Jewish People: A Story of Survival (). The Five Oldest main World Religions in order are: Hinduism - The oldest religion, it may date to prehistoric times. Judaism - The Hebrew leader Abraham founded Judaism around B.C. Judaism is the oldest of the monotheistic faiths (religions with one god). Christianity - Founded by Jesus Christ, who was crucified around A.D. 30 in Jerusalem.


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