The Illustrated World S Religions

The Illustrated World S Religions

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Retaining all the beloved qualities of Huston Smith's classic The Religions of Man and the current fully revised and updated The World's Religions, this stunning pictorial presentation refines the text to its wonderful essentials. In detailed, absorbing, richly illustrated, and highly readable chapters on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity and primal religions, we find refreshing and fascinating presentations of both the differences and the similarities among the worldwide religious traditions. The approach is at once classic and contemporary, retaining all the empathy, eloquence and erudition that millions of readers love about the earlier editions, while being edited and designed for a contemporary general readership. This delightful marriage of winsome text and remarkable pictures vividly brings to life the scope and vision of Huston Smith's expertise and insight.

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Huston Smith
Publisher : HarperOne
Release : 1995-08-18
File : 256 Pages
ISBN : 0060674407


Illustrated World S Religions

Illustrated World S Religions

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A presentation of the world's predominant religions includes the essential elements and teachings of each, a description of their similarities and differences, and full-color illustrations. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. QPB Main. BOMC, History, & Natural Science Bk Club.

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Huston Smith
Publisher : HarperOne
Release : 1994-09-03
File : 255 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105009705141


Nelson S Illustrated Guide To Religions

Nelson S Illustrated Guide To Religions

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A comprehensive introduction to the religions of the world analyzed from a Christian perspective Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions covers more than 200 religions, sects, and cults, most of them ones the reader might encounter on any given day. It is the most complete and up-to-date Christian guide to world religions. Perfect for the student as well as the layperson. Written by leading expert in religions, James A. Beverley.

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Thomas Nelson
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
Release : 2009-05-17
File : 640 Pages
ISBN : 9781418577469


The Illustrated Guide To World Religions

The Illustrated Guide To World Religions

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With the world at America's doorstep, clear and insightful information on world religions is more important than ever. This guide presents the evangelistic challenges and opportunities of the world's religions in a graphic format.

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Dean C. Halverson
Publisher : Bethany House Pub
Release : 2003
File : 284 Pages
ISBN : 0764228382


The Kids Book Of World Religions

The Kids Book Of World Religions

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Explains the basic beliefs, customs, and rituals of twelve different world religions, and includes information about tribal and native religions of Africa, North America, and Australia.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by : Jennifer Glossop
Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
Release : 2013
File : 64 Pages
ISBN : 9781554539819


National Geographic Concise History Of World Religions

National Geographic Concise History Of World Religions

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Presents a comprehensive guide to religions throughout history, from the origins of spiritual belief to modern organized religions and churches, and discusses how religion has affected and helped shape the history of the world.

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Tim Cooke
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Release : 2011
File : 352 Pages
ISBN : 9781426206986


The World S Religions

The World S Religions

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Provides an introduction to Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, and the native traditions of the Americas, Australia, Africa, and Oceania

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Huston Smith
Publisher : HarperOne
Release : 1991-09-13
File : 416 Pages
ISBN : 0062508113


An Illustrated Introduction To Taoism

An Illustrated Introduction To Taoism

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Containing 118 stunning color illustrations, this beautiful book provides an introduction to Taoism, one of the great religious and philosophical movements in Chinese thought. Incorporating selections from J.C. Cooper's writings, it explores the concept of the Tao (Way), the symbolism of Yin-Yang, and the thought of the leading Taoist sages. Also included are sections on Taoist art, the symbolism of plants and animals, the Taoist garden, and the relationship of Taoism with Buddhism and Hinduism.

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Jean C. Cooper
Publisher : World Wisdom, Inc
Release : 2010
File : 155 Pages
ISBN : 9781935493167


The World S Religions

The World S Religions

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The World's Religions offers a fascinating insight into a wide range of faiths, their history and their followers. In the richly illustrated new edition of this popular book, religions are described through their symbols, rituals, followers, architecture and art. References, statistics, maps and pictures have been updated and added. The text has been thoroughly revised to highlight recent developments, such as the spread of Islam, African-American and Hispanic-American religious experience, and women priests.

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Ninian Smart
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1998-06-28
File : 608 Pages
ISBN : 0521631394


The World S Religions

The World S Religions

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- The World's Religions provides an orientation to the study of religion. Surveying the stages of development, worldviews, and current situations of the major world religions, this text discusses the ways these religions respond to contemporary ethical issues. It also presents a sampling of new religious movements and looks to the possible ways the world's religions may interact in the 21st century. Its distinctive "framework for understanding" religious worldviews allows readers to compare and contrast the teachings of religions objectively. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning - MyReligionLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - The "framework for understanding" allows students to think critically about varying religious worldviews. Engage Students - Contemporary ethical issues make studying world religions relevant to students today. Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, Electronic "MyTest" Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. 0205949428 / 9780205949427 World's Religions, The Plus NEW MyReligionLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205871429 / 9780205871421 NEW MyReligionLab with Pearson eText -- Valupack Access Card 0205917615 / 9780205917617 World's Religions, The

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Genre : Religion
Author by : William A. Young
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release : 2013
File : 437 Pages
ISBN : 0205917615