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.
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