The Compact Guide to World Religions
Readers will learn the history and development of select word religions in this condensed guide.
A handy reference book that provides essential information on an impressive variety of different world religions. Readers will learn the history and development of select word religions in this condensed guide. Religions covered include Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, Bahai, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto. The founder and any significant figures in each religion are included, as well as what the core beliefs are, the sacred writings and worship styles, how the religion fits in with family and society, and the contemporary issues it faces today.