Pocket Guide to World Religions  -     By: Winfried Corduan
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Inter-Varsity Press / 2006 / Paperback

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What does the red dot on an Indian woman's forehead mean? Do all Buddhist monks practice the martial arts? Is the emperor of Japan still considered a god? Corduan focuses his primary attention on 12 major world religions, but he also sketches in the beliefs of 16 "new" religions. 144 pages, softcover. InterVarsity.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 7 X 4.25 (inches)
ISBN: 0830827056
ISBN-13: 9780830827053
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Series: IVP Pocket Reference

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Publisher's Description

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, 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.

Author Bio

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 several books, including and

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