The HarperCollins Concise Guide to World Religions

The HarperCollins Concise Guide to World Religions

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The definitive dictionary of the world's religions, compiled by two of the 20th century's most distinguished religion scholars.

This highly accessible resource distils Mircea Eliade's lifework of detailing and comparing humanity's entire religious heritage, providing fascinating insights into the character and worldview of the 33 principal religions. Including Buddhism, Christianity, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Shinto, Shamanism, Taoism, South American religions, Baltic and Slavic religions, Confucianism, and the religions of Africa and Oceania, The HarperCollins Concise Guide to World Religions covers all kinds of religious figures, histories, sacred texts, mythologies, and mystical techniques.

Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, 2000, c1991.
Edition: 1st HarperCollins pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780060621513
Characteristics: xii, 301 p. ; 25 cm.
Alternative Title: World religions


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