The Usborne Encyclopedia of World Religions: Internet-Linked

The Usborne Encyclopedia of World Religions Internet Linked These thought provoking books offer a balanced exploration of the beliefs history and customs of the peoples and religions of the world

  • Title: The Usborne Encyclopedia of World Religions: Internet-Linked
  • Author: Susan Meredith Susan Meredith Clare Hickman Kirsteen Rogers
  • ISBN: 9780794510596
  • Page: 170
  • Format: Paperback
  • These thought provoking books offer a balanced exploration of the beliefs, history and customs of the peoples and religions of the world.

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    1. Usborne encyclopedia of world religions. (2012). Tulsa: Usborne Publishing Limited.Citation by: Jennifer ShepherdCall Number: Ref 200Content/Scope: This encyclopedia is intended for 3-8 grade. It offers a balanced exploration of the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions, as well as many lesser-known faiths. Accuracy/authority/bias: Usborne is the biggest and most successful independent children’s book publisher in the UK. In February 2014, Usborne was named Independent Publ [...]

    2. A good primer on major religions in the world, their associated traditions and festivals. Recommended for adults and kids alike.

    3. This fabulous, respectful overview of the dozens of religions throughout the world, will open your eyes to the abundance of beliefs out there. Fascinating facts I learned:While the two predominant religions of the world are Muslim and Christianity at each around 1,000 Million followers, there are several sects and varied beliefs among them. Some religions I've never heard of, like "Shinto", still have over 100 Million followers! It puts things in perspective. That over the past 35,000 years sinc [...]

    4. In a book aimed at younger readers, I found an interesting recap and refresh of many things I've learned about religion over the years. The adult may enjoy indulging in a book like this: colorful layouts and photos, information somewhat simplified but fairly broad as well. It's a great book for review of the world's religions--a great launching point for more thorough studies. I found it to be a treat.I read it for those reasons, but also as a teacher looking for material for 3rd graders. I woul [...]

    5. Picked this up off my daughter's bookshelf and I'm glad I did. Very useful overview of the religions active in the world today. Helpful to see the history of each, its key tenets and pertinent information about practicing today, especially in this world that is spinning faster towards a lack of understanding.

    6. This is a good book to teach your child about the religions along with its simple picture and details in it.

    7. Great book, easy to understand. If you want to know the basic ideas and beliefs of the main religions of the world this is a great book. It gave me a good well rounded background.

    8. This book is a 'must have'. Comfortable to read, precise in words and beautiful images, this book gives insight about how different religions behave and percieve the Beyond.

    9. This balanced presentation forms a good introduction to major and some minor religions as well as religions from the past; the internet links are useful.

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