Religion lies at the heart of all the world's cultures. This fascinating introduction to world religions is vividly written and lavishly photographed and illustrated. The Kingfisher Book of Religionsdescribes religious life in all the world's major religions from Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism, to the Chinese religions, and Buddhism, Sikhism and Islam.
There are also sections on the ancient religions of Egypt, Greece and Rome, traditional beliefs such as Aboriginal and Native American, and new religions such as Rastafarianism and New Age.
This authoritative and informative book describes in detail individual festivals, ceremonies, pilgrimages, temples and other holy buildings associated with each belief. By placing children firmly in the centre of the religious stage and allowing them to understand what it really means to follow different beliefs, The Kingfisher Book of Religions cultivates understanding and tolerance of all cultures and faiths.
This introduction to world religions describes religious life in all the world's major religions. The book includes sections on traditional and new religions and describes festivals, ceremonies, pilgrimages, temples and other holy buildings.