How to Pick a Religion: A Consumer's Guide

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Containing interviews with prominent figures from different religions, this is a wry, practical guide to religion
 
Organized as a thematic consumer guide to religion, this book looks at the benefits and costs of different world religions from the viewpoint of the believer. Whether one is interested in money, sex, and power, or art, science, and relaxation, this guide will help identify the religion that ...

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Overview

Containing interviews with prominent figures from different religions, this is a wry, practical guide to religion
 
Organized as a thematic consumer guide to religion, this book looks at the benefits and costs of different world religions from the viewpoint of the believer. Whether one is interested in money, sex, and power, or art, science, and relaxation, this guide will help identify the religion that will work best with those interests. Its wry humor and broad approach makes for the perfect counterpoint to a world which is becoming polarized between religious fundamentalism and  atheist self-righteousness.

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"If you’re looking for a Theology 101 or Comparative Religions 102 overview – or to actually pick a religion – then this is a great place to start."  —Luxury Reading
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444138979
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 11/28/2011
  • Pages: 202
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Trevor Barnes is an award-winning reporter for BBC Radio, and, in a career spanning more than 20 years, has worked extensively within its religious and current affairs departments. His many religion books for children include The Kingfisher Book of Religions and The Kingfisher Children's Bible.

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