You're no idiot, of course. You can find India on a world map better than Columbus could, and you learned to pronounce the name of the new guy at work on his first day. But when it comes to understanding what your next-door neighbors believe, you feel like you just dropped in from another planet. Make yourself at home! The Complete Idiot's Guide to the World's Religions is the perfect introduction to the faiths and practices you've wondered about. Get comfortable with Buddhism, Confucianism, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, and Shinto. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Religion introduces Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, plus Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto, while touching on African traditions, Native American traditions, and the growing Baha'i faith. The book is not condescending, but neither does it assume that readers are religion scholars. With a glossary of terms from Advent to Zen and a comprehensive index, this religion reference packs in a surprising amount of information with an unusually accessible writing style and format.About the Author:
Brandon Toropov is a Boston-based writer who has written a variety of non-fiction titles including The I Ching for Beginners and The Art and Skill of Dealing with People. He has appeared on more than 100 local and national broadcast programs. He is the author of several Complete Idiot’s Guides on religious topics.
Father Luke Buckles is the vice chancellor of the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Graduate Theological Union, in Berkeley, California. He has a Doctorate in sacred theology from the University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome.
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Book Description Alpha Books, 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028617304
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Book Description Alpha Books, 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028617304
Book Description Alpha Books, 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110028617304