The Religions Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (DK Big Ideas) (Paperback)
Learn about the primal beliefs to the world’s great faiths in The Religions Book.
Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Religions in this overview guide to the subject, great for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Religions Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.
This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Religions, with:
- Each of the world’s five major faiths – Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Hinduism in its own, dedicated section
- Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
- A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
- Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding
The Religions Book is the perfect introduction to the world’s most widely practiced religions, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll find the ideas behind ancient and modern faiths and spiritual philosophies, and the place of religion in the world.
Your Religious Questions, Simply Explained
This book explores the beliefs that underpin religious traditions around the globe, and how they developed. If you thought it was difficult to learn about the world’s main faiths, The Religions Book presents key information in a clear layout. Learn the primal beliefs to the world’s great faiths and the continuing quest for spiritual meaning in our complex world, and get to the heart of what it means to believe in God, and religion’s place in society, with fantastic mind maps and step-by-step summaries.
The Big Ideas Series
With millions of copies sold worldwide, The Religions Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas series from DK. The series uses striking graphics along with engaging writing, making big topics easy to understand.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
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"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." – Examiner.com
"[The Religions Book is] at once egalitarian and open-minded, ideal for a visually oriented student of religion or anyone interested in scrambling up the mountainside of human spirituality and taking in the panoramic views." – BookPage