Festivals of the World

Festivals of the World

The Illustrated Guide to Celebrations, Customs, Events, and Holidays

Book - 2002
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A colorfully illustrated introduction to festivals that are central to the major religions of the world identifies where each faith's calendar year begins, documents the history and significance of each celebration, and describes observance traditions.

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A focus on festivals provides an appealing entry into the subject of world religions. The religions featured, with lots of color photos of the festivals, are Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism, Shintoism, Jainism, Bahaism, and Rastafarianism. Two of the authors hold master's degrees in theology; the text was edited by Martin Marty, who teaches history of modern Christianity at the U. of Chicago. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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An introduction to festivals that are central to the major religions of the world identifies where each faith's calendar year begins, documents the history and significance of each celebration, and describes observance traditions.

Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books, c2002
Description: 160 p. : col. ill., maps ; 29 cm
ISBN: 9780816044818
0816044813
Branch Call Number: j394.26 Bre

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