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Beliefs That Changed the World: The History and Ideas of the Great Religions

John Bowker

Beliefs That Changed the World: The History and Ideas of the Great Religions

John Bowker

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Religious beliefs have shaped the history of the world. Their effect can be seen in culture, philosophy and politics, and they have inspired people to serve others and to create great works of art, architecture and music. Yet differences in belief can cause bloodshed and war. Never before has it been more urgent to understand the great religions if we are to make sense of our 21st century world, its achievements and its conflicts.

This new, revised edition of Beliefs That Changed the World tells the story of the major faiths from their earliest beginnings to their present day impact.

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Religious beliefs have shaped the history of the world. Their effect can be seen in culture, philosophy and politics, and they have inspired people to serve others and to create great works of art, architecture and music. Yet differences in belief can cause bloodshed and war. Never before has it been more urgent to understand the great religions if we are to make sense of our 21st century world, its achievements and its conflicts.

This new, revised edition of Beliefs That Changed the World tells the story of the major faiths from their earliest beginnings to their present day impact.

- Publisher

Meet the Author

John Bowker

Professor John Bowker, Fellow of Gresham College, London, and Adjunct Professor at North Carolina State University is an authority on religious studies and a well-known broadcaster on BBC Radio. His books include Is God a Virus?, Genes, Culture and Religion, and What Muslims Believe.ý

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  • Catalogue Code 503929
  • Product Code 9781848669000
  • ISBN 1848669003
  • EAN 9781848669000
  • Pages 336
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Quercus
  • Publication Date Aug 2015
  • Sales Rank #90092
  • Dimensions 196 x 130 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.231kg

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