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Religious traditions of the world : a journey through Africa, Mesoamerica, North America, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, China, and Japan

Author: H Byron Earhart
Publisher: [San Francisco, California] : HarperSanFrancisco, [1993] ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Now in one volume, the ten volumes of the outstanding "Religious Traditions of the World " series, written by leading experts, provides individual studies exploring the richness and variety of important religions from around the world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Byron Earhart
ISBN: 006062115X 9780060621155
OCLC Number: 25026737
Description: xx, 1204 pages : illustrations, maps, charts ; 24 cm
Contents: Journeying through religious traditions: religion and the study of religion --
Religions of Africa: traditions in transformation / E. Thomas Lawson --
Religions of Mesoamerica: cosmovision and ceremonial centers / Davíd Carrasco --
Native religions of North America: the power of visions and fertility / Åke Hultkrantz --
Judaism: revelation and traditions / Michael A. Fishbane --
Christianity: a way of salvation / Sandra Sizer Frankiel --
Islam and the Muslim community / Frederick M. Denny --
Hinduism: experiments in the sacred / David M. Knipe --
Buddhism: the path to Nirvana / Robert C. Lester --
Religions of China: the world as a living system / Daniel L. Overmyer --
Religions of Japan: many traditions within one sacred way / H. Byron Earhart.
Responsibility: edited by H. Byron Earhart.
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Now in one volume, the ten volumes of the outstanding "Religious Traditions of the World " series, written by leading experts, provides individual studies exploring the richness and variety of important religions from around the world.

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