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The Cambridge illustrated history of religions

Author: John Bowker
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2002.
Series: Cambridge illustrated history.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[This book] provides a comprehensive survey of world religions from prehistory to the present day ... The religions covered include Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Chinese and Japanese religions, and those diverse religions of India that come under the broad term "Hinduism", along with sections on Jainism, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, Greece and Rome, Egypt and Mesopotamia, aboriginal religions, Shamanism, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: John Bowker
OCLC Number: 50435122
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, ©2002.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction / John Bowker --
Indian religions and the Hindu tradition / Gavin Flood --
Jainism / Paul Dundas --
Sikhism / Eleanor Nesbitt --
Buddhism, India and Southeast Asia / David L. Gosling --
Buddhism, Tibet / Adrian Abbotts --
Buddhism, China / Roger Corless --
Buddhism, Japan / Paul Ingram --
Buddhism, Korea / Youngsook Pak --
Chinese religion / Xinzhong Yao --
Korean religion / James Huntley Grayson --
Japanese religions / Jay Sakashita --
Judaism / Jonathan Magonet --
Zarathustra and the Parsis / John Bowker --
Mediterranean religions, Classical Greek and Roman religion / David Bowker --
Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia / John Bowker --
Christianity / David L. Edwards --
Norse religion / David Bowker --
Islam / Penelope Johnstone --
New religions / John Bowker --
Chronologies --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Cambridge illustrated history.
Other Titles: Religions
Responsibility: edited by John Bowker.

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[This book] provides a comprehensive survey of world religions from prehistory to the present day ... The religions covered include Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Chinese and Japanese religions, and those diverse religions of India that come under the broad term "Hinduism", along with sections on Jainism, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, Greece and Rome, Egypt and Mesopotamia, aboriginal religions, Shamanism, and modern religions such as Bahai. The book includes a substantial bibliography, a detailed chronology for each section, a comparative chronology giving the most significant dates from all religions, and information on religious phenomena such as festivals and calendars. This is [a] reference book in a ... format which will appeal equally to students of religion, teachers and general readers.-Dust jacket.

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