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Pocket Guide to World Religions
- iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
- Windows Phone
- Windows Store
- Windows PC
- Mac OS X
- Windows Mobile
- Palm OS
Have you ever wondered...
...what the red dot on an Indian woman's forehead means?
...whether all Buddhist monks practice martial arts?
...if the Emperor of Japan is still considered a god?
Here is a concise, informative guide for anyone looking for answers to basic questions about the world's varied religions. In short, incisive chapters, author Winfried Corduan introduces readers to twelve of the world's major religions, including Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Daoism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Parsi, Shinto and Sikhism. For each, he offers brief descriptions of its name, numbers and distribution, key symbols, history, Scriptures, major beliefs, subgroups, worship practices, home practices, clothing, diet and calendar. Also included are even briefer descriptions of sixteen new religious movements and traditional or tribal religions. This book is for students, pastors and other busy people who want the quick, bare-facts scoop on current religions.
- Covers Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Daoism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Parsi, Shinto, Sikhism
- For each religion, includes brief descriptions of name, numbers and distribution, key symbols, history, Scriptures, major beliefs, subgroups, worship practices, home practices, clothing, diet and calendar
- Includes briefer descriptions of sixteen new religious movements and traditional or tribal religions
About the Author(s)
Winfried Corduan (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor emeritus of philosophy and religion at Taylor University, Upland, Indiana. He has led many undergraduate tours focusing on the lived religious traditions of various parts of the world. He is the author of the textbook on world religions, Neighboring Faiths.
Installed size (unless otherwise indicated): Approximately 427.375 KB. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Requires iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 5.0 or later. Download size: 427.375 KB. Android Requires Android OS 2.2 or later. Download size: 427.375 KB. Windows Phone Requires Windows Phone 7.5 or later. Download size: 427.375 KB. Windows Store Download size: 427.375 KB. Windows PC Requires Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, or later. Download size: 857.625 KB. Mac OS X Download size: 427.375 KB. Windows Mobile Requires Pocket PC / Windows Mobile version 6.5 or earlier. Download size: 429.875 KB. Palm OS Requires Palm OS 5.0 or later. Download size: 466.875 KB.
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