Exploring the Religions of Our World
  • Author : Nancy Clemmons
  • Release Date : 01 March 2009
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 13 : 1594711267

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Book Description: Expands students' understanding of their own religious history and practice by examining other religions of the world. Each religion is introduced with a brief history, and explored through each religion's scripture or major writings, beliefs and practices, and sacred spaces and times.

Exploring the Religions of Our World

Exploring the Religions of Our World

Author : Nancy Clemmons
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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Expands students' understanding of their own religious history and practice by examining other religions of the world. Each religion is introduced with a brief history, and explored through each religion's scripture or major writings, beliefs and practices, and sacred spaces and times....

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Genre : Religion
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Genre : Religion
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