The HarperCollins Concise Guide to World Religions: The A-Z Encyclopedia of All the Major Religious Traditions

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Pub Date: 1999-12-08 Pages: 320 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers The definitive dictionary of the worlds religions. compiled by two of the 20th centurys most distinguished religion scholars This highly accessible resource distils Mircea Eliades lifework of detailing and comparing. humanitys entire religious heritage. providing fascinating insights into the character and worldview of the 33 principal religions. Including Buddhism. Christianity. Jainism. Judaism. Islam. Shinto. Shamanism. Taoism. South American religions. Baltic and Slavic religions. Confucianism. and the religions of Africa and Oceania. The HarperCollins Concise Guide to World Religions covers all kinds of religious figures. histories. sacred texts. mythologies. and mystical techniques.

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The definitive dictionary of the world’s religions, compiled by two of the 20th century’s most distinguished religion scholars.

This highly accessible resource distills Mircea Eliade’s lifework of detailing and comparing humanity’s entire religious heritage, providing fascinating insights into the character and worldview of the 33 principal religions. Including Buddhism, Christianity, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Shinto, Shamanism, Taoism, South American religions, Baltic and Slavic religions, Confucianism, and the religions of Africa and Oceania, The HarperCollins Concise Guide to World Religions covers all kinds of relgious figures, histories, sacred texts, mythologies, and mystical techniques.

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‘At once a reference work to be returned to repeatedly and a book that can be read from cover to cover.’
Huston Smith, author of The World’s Religions

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