Synopses & Reviews
DESCRIPTION Taking a refreshing new approach to understanding different faiths, World Religions looks at the beliefs and practices of many different religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam. Explained through detailed annotation of sacred texts, religious artifacts, paintings, and architecture, this book will engage the whole family as much as the serious student.
About the Author
John Bowker was the Dean of Trinity College from 1984 to 1991. He is currently a Fellow of Gresham College in London and Adjunct Professor of Religion at North Carolina State University. His books include The Meanings of Death, the Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, and DK's God: A Brief History.