Everything you want to know about the worldii½s religions: from beliefs and ceremonies to gods and sacred texts From Hinduism to Zoroastrianism take an in-depth look at all the major global religions, past and present. Discover how each religion started, exploring their origins and history, from the moment of its founding to its spread across the world today. Find out all about the Gods and prophets from a comprehensive whoii½s who profiling deities and holy figures of each faith. Plus learn about the religious practices and traditions of each belief system, from day-to-day devotions to key events in the religious calendar. An exciting addition to Eyewitness Companions; the visual reference series covering favourite hobbies and pastimes from Whisky and Opera to Horse Riding.A richly illustrated overview of the worlda#39;s diverse religious faiths features profiles of key religious figures, explanations of religious iconography, and a discussion of the rituals, practices, and beliefs of each faith.
|Publisher||:||Dorling Kindersley Ltd - 2008-08-01|