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A straightforward guide to the rituals and celebrations of the major religions and denominations in America from the perspective of an interested guest of any other faith, How to Be a Perfect Stranger is based on information obtained from authorities of each religion. It is not a guide to theology, nor is it presented from the perspective of any particular faith. These easy-to-use guidebooks help the well-meaning guest of any other faith to feel at ease, participate to the fullest extent possible, and avoid violating anyone's religious principles or hurting their feelings.
What will happen? What do I do? What do I wear? What do I say? What should I avoid doing, wearing, saying? What are their basic beliefs? Should I bring a gift? When is it okay to leave?
These are just a few of the basic, very practical questions answered in How to Be a Perfect Stranger, two books that belong in every living room, library and office.
"Finally, for those inclined to undertake their own spiritual journeys...tells visitors what to expect."
- The New York Times
"The things Miss Manners forgot to tell us about religion."
-The Los Angeles Times
- Library Journal
"At last: Help has arrived for the religiously challenged."
-Denver Rocky Mountain News
Posted October 27, 2012
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