World Religions Demystified (Paperback)

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Navigate the world's belief systems with this faith-filled resource

Want to learn more about Judaism? Confused about Confucianism? This book is the answer to your prayers World Religions DeMYSTiFieD is filled with the knowledge you need to ace a religion exam or satisfy your own curiosity.

Written by a professor of religion, World Religions DeMYSTiFieD gives you a tour of belief systems found around the globe. You will learn about the world's major religions--Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Islam--as well as Earth-based religions and native traditions of Australia, Africa, and the Americas. After reading this book, you will have a healthy understanding of these faiths without being overwhelmed by mystifying jargon or concepts.

This fast and easy guide features:

  • Step-by-step guidance through the fundamentals of world religions
  • Major rituals, celebrations, traditions, sacred texts, and art from each faith
  • Self-tests at the end of each chapter with complete answer explanations
  • A comprehensive test at the end of the book to check your knowledge

Perfect for religion majors and the just-curious alike, World Religions DeMYSTiFieD is your path to enlightenment on this subject.

About the Author

Ebrahim E. I. Moosa, PhD, is an associate professor of Islamic studies in the Department of Religion at Duke University. Matt Cleary is a writer and researcher with a lifelong interest in comparative religion.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780071770224
ISBN-10: 0071770224
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: May 28th, 2014
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Demystified