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Concise history of world religions : an illustrated time line

Author: Tim Cooke; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Religion lies at the heart of the human experience. The great faiths-- Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism-- together may account for up to six billion of the world's nearly seven billion people. For all the differences between their beliefs-- or between them and followers of Japanese Shinto or animistic faiths in Africa-- these adherents seek the same fulfilment [sic] from their religious  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Cooke; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781426206986 9781426206993 1426206984 1426206992
OCLC Number: 774064186
Notes: At head of title: National Geographic.
"Published by the National Geographic Society"--Page 352.
Credits: "Staff for this book: Susan Straight, editor ; Rebecca Barns, copy editor ; Samantha Foster, Andy Tybout, interns"--Page 352.
Description: 352 pages : color illustrations, color portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: The origins of religion, prehistory-0 --
Dawn of the Christian era, 0-550 --
A new faith, 550-1000 --
Age of gods and kings, 1000-1350 --
Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1575 --
New worlds, new faiths, 1575-1725 --
The Age of Reason, 1725-1850 --
Industry, empire, and religion, 1850-1950 --
Faith in the modern world, 1950-2010.
Other Titles: National Geographic concise history of world religions
World religions
Responsibility: edited by Tim Cooke.

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An authoritative and comprehensive take on major religions and lesser-known faiths of all times and nations.  Read more...

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