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Beliefs That Changed the World

The History and Ideas of the Great Religions

by John Bowker

  • 142 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Quercus .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • History,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Religions,
  • Philosophy

  • About the Edition

    Each chapter comprises an overview of the central tenets of each religion, key quotations from its core beliefs, and a historical depiction of each faith, from its earliest beginnings to its latest incarnations and impact on the modern world. Contains 50 inspirational illustrations which shows the key figures and icons for each faith.

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11916367M
    ISBN 10184724016X
    ISBN 109781847240163

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This book is titled "beliefs that changed the world" but after reading the book, I have no clue how these beliefs changed the world. The book sections for different religions and the author provides a basic description of the tenets of each religion.

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