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Geography of religion : where God lives, where pilgrims walk

Author: Susan Tyler Hitchcock; John L Esposito; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2004.
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From the introduction by the renowned Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter the Rev. Mpho Tutu to the Epilogue by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this magnificent volume explores the birthplaces of the five great religions and follows them as they spread around the globe, defining the role of faith in human life and culture over the ages. Witness the births of Hinduism and Buddhism in India, and of the three great  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hitchcock, Susan Tyler.
Geography of religion.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2004
(OCoLC)624958528
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Tyler Hitchcock; John L Esposito; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9780792273134 0792273133 9780792273172 0792273176 9780792259107 0792259106
OCLC Number: 55502723
Description: 416 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction / Desmond Tutu and Mpho A. Tutu --
Origins : essay / by John L. Esposito --
Hinduism : essay / by Arvind Sharma --
Buddhism : essay / by Lobsang Dechen --
Judaism : essay / by Jeremy Rosen --
Christianity : essay / by Robert L. Wilken --
Islam : essay / by Hibba Abugideiri --
Epilogue: His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Responsibility: Susan Tyler Hitchcock with John L. Esposito.
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