A thought-provoking, accessible way to highlight the similarities and differences between major world religions as well as some lesser known faiths.
Throughout the book each religion is bought to life with vivid photographs, detailed illustrations and informative text. Includes maps, time chart and glossary
The beliefs, history and customs of all the main religions are dealt with individually, while the introductory sections address more general questions such as: why do human beings have religions? What do different religions have in common? What has been their part in human affairs?