How The World Works: Religion: The Rich History Of The World's Major Faiths

February 15, 2019|
How The World Works: Religion: The Rich History Of The World's Major Faiths by John Hawkins
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''The material creation is only one quarter of the entire cosmos. The eternal spiritual sky is much larger, making up the remaining three-quarters.'' Rig Veda, Chapter 10, Hymn 190

For thousands of years, religion has dominated the political, economic, and sociological history of mankind - and continues to do so today. This book looks at the fascinating stories of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism, and examines the way in which they express themselves in the modern world.

Topics include:

. The Crusades
. The Palestinian/Israeli conflict
. The Reformation in Europe
. The Holocaust
. The Shi''a and Sunni divide
. The life of Buddha
. The Hare Krishna movement
. Guru Nanak and the spiritual teaching of Sikhism

Beautifully illustrated throughout

John Hawkins studied History at Cambridge University. He has worked as an editor since 1991 and as a freelance writer since 2000. He has written more than 30 books on a variety of topics, including the Romans, the Vikings, The Middle Ages, the Wall Street Crash, Nazi Germany, the Battle of Britain, the Arab-Israeli Conflict and a histo...
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Title:How The World Works: Religion: The Rich History Of The World's Major Faiths
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:208 pages, 8.98 X 6.42 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 8.98 X 6.42 X 0 in
Published:February 15, 2019
Publisher:ARCTURUS PUBLISHING LIMITED
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781788883511

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