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The Cambridge illustrated history of religion

Author: John Bowker
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge illustrated history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A superbly illustrated and richly informative history of world religions.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bowker
ISBN: 052181037X 9780521810371
OCLC Number: 51681152
Description: 336 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John Bowker --
Indian religions and the Hindu tradition / Gavin Flood --
Jainism / Paul Dundas --
Sikhism / Eleanor Nesbitt --
Buddhism : India and Southeast Asia / David L. Gosling --
Buddhism : Tibet / Adrian Abbotts --
Buddhism : China / Roger Corless --
Buddhism : Japan / Paul Ingram --
Buddhism : Korea / Youngsook Pak --
Chinese religion / Xinzhong Yao --
Korean religion / James Huntley Grayson --
Japanese religions / Jay Sakashita --
Judaism / Jonathan Magonet --
Zarathustra and the Parsis / John Bowker --
Mediterranean religions : Classical Greek and Roman religion / David Bowker --
Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia / John Bowker --
Christianity / David L. Edwards --
Norse religion / David Bowker --
Islam / Penelope Johnstone --
New religions / John Bowker --
Chronologies --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Cambridge illustrated history.
Responsibility: edited by John Bowker.

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'As a broad brushstroke approach to the history of religions this collection of articles covers the ground comprehensively and well ... There is a pleasing and judicious use of inserts and boxes to Read more...

 
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