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World Religions: A Historical Approach S.A. Nigosian

World Religions: A Historical Approach

S.A. Nigosian

Published December 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780312227579
Hardcover
444 pages
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This general survey of the worlds religions, both currently practiced and extinct, provides an account of the development, doctrines, scriptures, and practices of 11 major religious traditions, including Roman religion, Judaism, Christianity, Islam,MoreThis general survey of the worlds religions, both currently practiced and extinct, provides an account of the development, doctrines, scriptures, and practices of 11 major religious traditions, including Roman religion, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, African traditions, and American Indian traditions. Nigosian (world religions, U. of Toronto, Canada) incorporates, b&w photographs, maps, and time lines to enhance the descriptions in each chapter of the origins, historical growth, and major observances and festivals of each faith, using both traditional viewpoints and academic opinions.