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Six studies of six faiths.

The World Religions series explores the major religions of our world today. Focusing on the six main religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism, each title looks first at one person's experience, and then examines the facts, arguments and opinions from around the globe. Special debate panels, supported by a wealth of resource material, invite the reader to discuss the issues that are ...

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Overview

Six studies of six faiths.

The World Religions series explores the major religions of our world today. Focusing on the six main religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism, each title looks first at one person's experience, and then examines the facts, arguments and opinions from around the globe. Special debate panels, supported by a wealth of resource material, invite the reader to discuss the issues that are currently shaping our world.

Young readers will learn about their own faiths and will receive answers to important questions such as: What is Jewish Law? What is enlightenment? Do Sikhs believe in an afterlife? Should we question the truth of religious books such as the Bible? What does the Hindu way of life aim for? These questions and many more are explored in detail, providing readers with a glossary and resource guide for further reading.

Written by educators, these books are well researched, carefully written, and are credible resources for young students. Parents will appreciate the open and sensitive treatment of each religion. The World Religions series is an important contribution to helping increase cultural awareness and promote tolerance.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781552856543
  • Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: World Religions
  • Pages: 58
  • Sales rank: 1,390,047
  • Age range: 9 years
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Jan Thompson began her career as a Religious Education teacher in secondary schools, and is now an advisor and governmental inspector for religious education.

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Table of Contents

Abdul's Story

What Do Muslims Believe?

What Are The Origins Of Islam?

What Are The Main Traditions Of Islam?

How Do Muslims Worship?

What Are Muslim Values In The Modern World?

Reference

Glossary

Further Information

Index

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