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Many peoples, many faiths : an introduction to the religious life of mankind
by Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. :
xiii, 365 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-355) and index.
Preface -- Understanding the world's religious heritage -- The sacred in sky and soul: prehistoric and primitive religion -- Life against time: the spiritual paths of India -- Wisdom embarked for the farther shore: the journey of buddhism -- Dragon and sun: religions of China and Japan -- gods, kings, and mysteries: religions of the Ancient Near East and Europe -- One God, many words and wonders: three great monotheistic religions. Judaism; Christianity; Islam -- Religion past, present, and future: concluding reflections -- Bibliography -- Index.