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READER"S guide to the great religions

READER"S guide to the great religions

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Charles J. Adams.
ContributionsAdams, Charles J.
The Physical Object
Pagination522p.
Number of Pages522
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20032282M

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To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series. Buddhism is a major spiritual and ethical force in the world today--and certainly one of the fastest growing religions in the West. Its compelling insights into human existence offer an ancient and radical alternative to the materialism of the modern age. More and more people are turning to Buddhism to rediscover the human and the spiritual values they find lacking in traditional Reviews: 1.

Christianity. Islam. Buddhism. Jehovah's Witnesses. Judaism. Mormonism. Hinduism. With so many world religions, it's no wonder people get confused. Now revised for the 21st century, Ridenour's classicwith its clear, non-critical comparisonsets the record straight. You'll appreciate his reader-friendly style as he discusses various beliefs to help you better 5/5(2). This is a list of the books published by Dorling Kindersley, part of Penguin Random House.. This list is incomplete.


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A Reader's Guide to the Great Religions Hardcover – February 1, by III Adams, Charles J. (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 4/5(1). Get this from a library. A reader's guide to the great religions. [Charles J Adams] -- This unique guide is the only comprehensive survey of the literature on the history, beliefs, and institutions of the world's great religions.

In 13 incisive essays "A Reader's Guide to the Great. Genre/Form: Bibliographies Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adams, Charles J.

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