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Religions of the World The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Traditions and Festivals

ISBN-10: 081603723X

ISBN-13: 9780816037230

Edition: 1997

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

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Facts On File, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Martin Palmer is a broadcaster, writer and secretary general of one of the world's most unusual environmental charities, ARC, the Alliance of Religions and Conservation. He is a special advisor to the UN on climate change, the environment and faiths and currently heads 2-year programme.

Chuang Tzulived in the fourth century BC. Martin Palmeris director of the International Consultancy on Religion, Education, and Culture and a translator of many Chinese classics and folktales.

Introductionp. 5
The Abrahamic Faithsp. 23
Judaismp. 24
Christianityp. 42
Islamp. 66
The Vedic Faithsp. 85
Hinduismp. 89
Buddhismp. 106
Jainism: Origins and Developmentp. 122
Other Major Traditionsp. 126
Shinto: Beliefs, History and Developmentp. 128
Taoism: The Tao - The Way of Heavenp. 132
Sikhismp. 138
Baha'i: Development of the Baha'i Faithp. 150
Faith in the Futurep. 154
Glossary of Religious Termsp. 155
Selected Bibliographyp. 157
Indexp. 158
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