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The religions book

Author: Shulamit Ambalu
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Examines "more than 100 of the most important theological ideas, from those bound up in the earliest cultures to others that have emerged in the last few hundred years, along with all of the main tenets of the worlds major faiths ... [considering] key issues such as the problem of defining good and evil and the afterlife ... and the nature of God"--Dust jacket flap.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shulamit Ambalu
ISBN: 9781465408433 1465408436
OCLC Number: 854500109
Notes: "Big ideas simply explained"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 352 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Primal beliefs from prehistory --
Ancient and classical beliefs from 3000 BCE --
Hinduism from 1700 BCE --
Buddhism from 6th century BCE --
Judaism from 2000 BCE --
Christianity from 1st century CE --
Islam from 610 CE --
Modern religions from 15th century.
Responsibility: [contributors, Shulamit Ambalu and others].

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Examines "more than 100 of the most important theological ideas, from those bound up in the earliest cultures to others that have emerged in the last few hundred years, along with all of the main tenets of the worlds major faiths ... [considering] key issues such as the problem of defining good and evil and the afterlife ... and the nature of God"--Dust jacket flap.

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