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Comparative religion: investigate the world through religious tradition

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Over 7 billion people live on the earth, and 84 percent of them describe themselves as being religious. Few topics incite such passion as religion. What does that mean? Why are humans invested in ideas that may never be proved? Why has religion played such an important role in history? In Comparative Religion: Investigate the World through Religious Tradition , readers seek answers to these questions by comparing and contrasting the cultural, spiritual, and geographical underpinnings of five different religions. By developing a better understanding of the similarities and differences among religions of the world, readers gain a strong foothold in a dialogue that has continued for thousands of years. Combining hands-on activities with theology, history, geography, world cultures, art, and architecture, Comparative Religion encourages deeper understanding of the world's religions. Entertaining graphic art, fascinating sidebars, and links to primary sources bring the topic to life, while key questions reaffirm foundational concepts. Activities include conducting an interview with a rabbi, comparing the story of Abraham and Isaac in three sacred texts, studying the architecture of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, studying the Hindu practice of yoga and meditation, and examining how religious doctrines shape the behavior of believers.
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9781619303010
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9781619303027
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series Inquire and investigate
series_with_volume Inquire and investigate|
subject_facet Religions
title_display Comparative religion : investigate the world through religious tradition
title_full Comparative Religion Investigate the World Through Religious Tradition, Comparative religion : investigate the world through religious tradition / Carla Mooney ; illustrated by Lena Chandhok
title_short Comparative religion :
title_sub investigate the world through religious tradition
topic_facet History, Juvenile Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Religions, Sociology