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Author Toropov, Brandon.

Title The complete idiot's guide to world religions / by Brandon Toropov and Luke Buckles.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Alpha, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Erie PL Stacks - ERIG-7  200 TOR    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Adult Non Fiction - FRPY-12  200 TOR    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  200 TOR    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  200 TOR    AVAILABLE
 Three Rivers PL - Channahon Adult Non Fiction - TRBB-2  200 TOR    DUE 11-04-20
 Three Rivers PL - Minooka Adult Non Fiction - TMBB-2  200 TOR    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  200 TOR    AVAILABLE
Edition Fourth edition.
Description xviii, 413 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "A revealing comparison of the faiths that shape the lives of millions"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-367) and index.
Contents Opening up to other traditions. Why learn about other faiths? ; Lots of different names, some familiar ideas ; Speaking softly and dropping the stick -- Judaism. The roots of Judaism ; Modern Jewish experience ; Jewish ritual and celebration ; Breaking down barriers to Judaism -- Christianity. Christian beginnings ; The many Christian denominations ; Christian celebration ; Breaking down barriers to Christianity -- Islam. The early history of Islam ; After Muhammad ; Ramadan and other observances ; Breaking down barriers to Islam -- Hinduism. That old time religion ; God's many faces ; Respect for life and personal growth ; Breaking down barriers to Hinduism -- Buddhism. Buddhist origins and doctrine ; Buddhism after Buddha ; Zen and other Buddhist schools popular in the West ; Breaking down barriers to Buddhism -- Other influential traditions. Confucianism : human relations 101 ; Taoism : the effortless path ; Shinto : harmony and clarity ; Sikhism : pursuing the path of god -- Old paths, new paths. Ancient creeds ; Nonscriptural nature religions ; Mystic voices ; New religious movements -- A matter of life and death. The afterlife ; Other big questions ; Religious extremism in the Twenty-first century ; All down in black and white -- Appendixes. A, Fellow travelers ; B, Scriptures to keep you company ; C, Timelines of major world religions ; D, The names of God.
Subject Religions.
Added Author Buckles, Luke.
Added Title Complete idiot's guide
World religions
ISBN 9781615640690 : $19.95

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