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Inside World Religions: An Illustrated Guide…

Inside World Religions: An Illustrated Guide

by Kevin O'Donnell

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NCLA Review - In his introduction, Anglican priest O’Donnell states that studying other faiths encourages dialogue and cooperation without compromising one’s own beliefs. This dialogue can overcome prejudice and racism and lead to resolution of peace and justice issues. Attempting to be fair and balanced, O’Donnell covers six traditions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam with shorter explanations of Zoroastrianism, Baha’i, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, and Jainism. I agree wholeheartedly with Fortress’ description: “Illustrated throughout with stunning, full-color photography, INSIDE WORLD RELIGIONS takes the reader on a fascinating journey . . . ”. For general readers grades 6 and up. Rating: 4—BM ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0800638891, Hardcover)

- An exploration of each religion through the eyes of a faithful follower
Intended for the novice inquirer, the book includes brief accessible chapters that ask how, for example, does belonging to a particular faith affect people's relationships, their celebrations of special occasions, and the way they live their daily lives?
The author follows the same pattern as he explores each religion:
- Introduction
- First Steps
- The Goal
- Teachers of the Way
- Treasury of the Heart
- Paths to Peace
- Awe and Wonder
- Journey into Mystery
- Making Merry
- Today
Illustrated throughout with stunning full-color photography, Inside World Religions takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the major faiths of the world.

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An introduction to the major world religions, this book focuses on the spirituality and way of life of the major faiths. It covers the six major world faiths (Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Hinduism), and also includes material on China and Japan, and the Bah'ai faith.… (more)

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