Festivals of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Celebrations, Customs, Events, and Holidays / Edition 1

Festivals of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Celebrations, Customs, Events, and Holidays / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Breuilly, Martin E. Marty, Martin Palmer, Joanne O'Brien
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816044813

ISBN-13: 9780816044818

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

A focus on festivals provides an appealing entry into the subject of world religions. The religions featured, with lots of color photos of the festivals, are Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism, Shintoism, Jainism, Bahaism, and Rastafarianism. Two of the authors hold master's degrees in theology; the text was edited by

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A focus on festivals provides an appealing entry into the subject of world religions. The religions featured, with lots of color photos of the festivals, are Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism, Shintoism, Jainism, Bahaism, and Rastafarianism. Two of the authors hold master's degrees in theology; the text was edited by Martin Marty, who teaches history of modern Christianity at the U. of Chicago. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816044818
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
Illustrated Guide to Customs and Beliefs Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 11.38(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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