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The Religions Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Religions Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Examines more than 100 of the most important theological ideas, from those bound up in the earliest cultures to others that have emerged in the last few hundred years, along with all of the main tenets of the worlds major faiths ... [considering] key issues such as the problem of... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781465408433
Barcode 9781465408433
Published 15 July 2013 by DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By DK
Edited by Palffy, Georgina
Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9781465408433
ISBN-10 1465408436
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Imprint DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Publication Date 15 July 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Edited by Palffy, Georgina
Series Big Ideas
Category Award Winning
Reference Works
Religion & Beliefs
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 204mm
Height: 242mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 1,170g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Religion, Religions
NBS Text Religion: Comparative, General & Reference
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 200
Catalogue Code 432298

Description of this Book

Surveying the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, and providing succinct yet thought-provoking insight into the philosophy and practices of each, The Religions Book is ideal for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of the world's religions. With intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams, complex world religions are made accessible in this comprehensive guide. The Religions Book is also perfect for religion and philosophy students.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) (Nonfiction) 2014
NZ Review [The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners. - Examiner.com

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Author's Bio

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO(R) books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

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