Comparative Religion For Dummies

Comparative Religion For Dummies

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by William P. Lazarus, Mark Sullivan
     
 

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Understand the beliefs, customs, and rituals of each faith

The fun and easy way to know the common elements of these widespread religions

Want to know more about the faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam? This plain-English guide traces their evolution from their commonorigin - Abraham - and explains their different, yet linked,

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Understand the beliefs, customs, and rituals of each faith

The fun and easy way to know the common elements of these widespread religions

Want to know more about the faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam? This plain-English guide traces their evolution from their commonorigin - Abraham - and explains their different, yet linked, beliefs.You'll see how each religion developed, endured setbacks, and became a fixture in modern society - and you'll learn how members havedeveloped similar approaches to worship.

Discover:

  • How the belief in one God originated
  • The roots of Abraham's family tree
  • The sacred texts of each faith
  • Major similarities and differences
  • How these religions influenced the world

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118052273
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/31/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
350,003
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

William P. Lazarus has taught religious history courses for 14 years. Mark Sullivan is a writer and editor who has studied comparative religion and philosophy extensively.

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Comparative Religion for Dummies 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Very informative and to the point no need to second guess. A great book for anyone searching for answers.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I knew so little about religion when I started religion and am amazed at the details and information crammed into this book. It is so readable and inviting.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago