World's Religions (BOK)

Ninian Smart

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This book is a revised and updated edition of a popular work, which looks at the world's religions in terms of world history, and as constantly developing systems of belief. Part I traces the development of religions, as they evolved from the traditions of the ancient world. Part II examines the changes to faiths and cultures following the Renaissance and the voyages of conquest and discovery, and asks how, why, and with what effect religions have been refashioned over the ages up to today. In this richly illustrated new edition, religions are described through their symbols, rituals, followers, architecture and art. References, statistics, maps and pictures have been updated and added, illuminating the true nature of each religion. The text has been thoroughly revised to highlight recent developments, such as the spread of Islam, African-American and Hispanic-American religious experience, and women priests.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1998 Forfatter Ninian Smart
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521637480
Antall sider 608 Dimensjoner 18,6cm x 23,2cm x 3,5cm
Vekt 1358 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd