Religions of the World compared Posted in: General Family Reference, History Publisher:
General Family Reference

Religions of the World compared

What do Buddhists believe in? Which festivals do Muslims celebrate? What do Christians mean by the Trinity? Which answers do religions give to questions of ethics? Do they recognize a life after death? What are their views about war and peace?
People are moving ever closer together in a globalized world. Members of the most diverse cultures and religions live right next door to each other, without knowing what their neighbours base their lives on or what standards they have.
Religions of the World presents individual treatments of the major denominations and religious communities of the world, written by experts, and containing relevant and scholarly information about their history, doctrine and religious practices.

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