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The Story of Religion
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                03-28-2011, 06:43 PM by readermaid
                

                This basic introduction to the major religions of the world begins by explaining religion in fairly vague terms: "a whole set of ideas and beliefs that are so important they often control the way people behave and act."  The book does not assume any of these ideas and stories about the world are true (or untrue), which may or may not be what one is looking for in a book about religions.  The coverage of each religion is a bit haphazard, and there are no chapters to break up the information...

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                The Story of Religion

                Description: For the five billion people who inhabit the earth, religion is an important part of culture and identity. From the Buddhists of China to the Muslims of the Middle East, people of different origins, languages, and customs have also embraced varied ways of worship. Through detailed illustrations and descriptions, Betsy and Giulio Maestro take a historical look at religious--and show that faiths around the world are as diverse as the people who practice them.

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                Author Betsy Maestro
                Binding Paperback
                Dewey Decimal Number 291
                EAN 9780688171469
                Edition Reprint
                ISBN 068817146X
                Label HarperCollins
                Languages English
                List Price $5.95
                Manufacturer HarperCollins
                Number Of Items 1
                Number Of Pages 48
                Product Group Book
                Product Type Name ABIS_BOOK
                Publication Date 1999-09-28
                Publisher HarperCollins
                Studio HarperCollins
                Title The Story of Religion
                Release Date 1999-09-28