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The spiritual heritage of the human race : an introduction to the world's religions

Author: Suheil B Bushrui; M Massoudi; James Madaio; Michael Dravis; Michael Russo
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York NY : Oneworld, 2010.
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"The Spiritual Heritage of the Human Rage is an ideal introduction to humanity's shared religious experiences. Exploring the histories, scriptures, beliefs, and practices of the major faiths, from the Buddhist and Christian faiths to the Sikh and Tao traditions, as well as the religious beliefs of indigenous peoples, Professor Suheil Bushrui and Dr Mehrdad Massoudi with their team of contributors provide readers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Bushrui, Suheil B.
Spiritual heritage of the human race.
Oxford, England ; New York NY : Oneworld, 2010
(OCoLC)760891666
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suheil B Bushrui; M Massoudi; James Madaio; Michael Dravis; Michael Russo
ISBN: 9781851685745 185168574X
OCLC Number: 209651706
Notes: "A Oneworld book."
Description: xvii, 466 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The religious traditions of the First Peoples --
The religious traditions of Mesoamerica --
The religious traditions of ancient Egypt --
The religious traditions of ancient Greece --
The Zoroastrian faith --
The Hindu tradition --
The Buddhist tradition --
The Jain tradition --
The teachings of Lao Tzu --
The teachings of Confucius --
The Shinto tradition --
The Jewish faith --
The Christian faith --
The faith of Islam --
The Sikh faith --
The Bahaʼi faith.
Responsibility: Suheil Bushrui, Mehrdad Massoudi ; in collaboration with James Madaio, Michael Dravis, and Michael Russo.

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As societies around the world become more interconnected, the question of how we engage with and understand cultural and religious diversity is increasingly important. Drawing on religious and  Read more...

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