Primary sacred times for world religions
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The World's Religions Huston Smith 1991 Harper SanFrancisco
A survey of major world religions accomplished with respect for each tradition. Best in the field.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Religions ; Brandon Toropov 1997 Macmillan
|A well organized presentation of elementary information on many world religions. The book assumes little or no knowledge of the subjects covered.|
Encyclopedia of World Religions Wendy Doniger, Consulting Editor 1999 Merriam-Webster
|A definitive resource for research about world religions.|
Religion: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia
|A particular strength is coverage of less well known facets of religion such as Cosmology, Evil Eye, Life-cycle Rites, Meditation, Possession and Trance, Sacrifice and Offering, Soul, Supernatural Beings, Taboo.|
Religions: An Introduction With Texts T. Patrick Burke
|Fairly intense presentation of information on eight major religious families.|
of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Traditions and Festivals
Elizabeth Breuilly, Joanne O'Brien, Martin Palmer, Martin Marty 1997 Facts on File
|Nine major world religion traditions are addressed.|
One World, Many Religions: The Ways We Worship Mary Pope Osborne 1996 Alfred Knopf
|Good pictures plus text that uses short sentences and understandable words makes this book especially useful..|
The Eliade Guide to World Religions by Mircea Eliade and Ioan P Couliano 1991 HarperCollins
|A detailed analysis of backgrounds, elementary beliefs, and structural formats of 33 major religious traditions.|
The Elements of World Religions Liz Flowers 1997 Element Books Inc
A condensed review of major religions - including an overview of primal religions honoring them as points of contact with "origins".
Calendar: Humanity's Epic Struggle to Determine a True and Accurate Year David Ewing Duncan 1998 Avon Books
|Lunar and solar dating of religious events forms the background for calendar development.|
The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order Samuel P Huntington 1996 Simon & Schuster
|A scholarly presentation on what is happening to civilizations today based on history and the assumption that religion is the key factor in all civilizations.|
Reviewed on September 28, 2016
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