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John R. Hinnells

Autor(a) de Dictionary of Religions

22 Works 858 Membros 4 Críticas

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Obras por John R. Hinnells

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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1941-08-27
Sexo
male

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This is a books of essays on different religious traditions. It includes essays on Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism, Chinese religions, Japanese religions, religions in primal societies, modern alternative religions in the west, and a case study on Baha'ism (yay for recitations of the table of contents!). Given the breadth of material, it can be expected that it does not have much depth. However, the book does give an excellent overview of the basic history, beliefs, and current (as of 20 years ago) development of these religions.… (mais)
 
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eri_kars | 1 outra crítica | Jul 10, 2022 |
Este dicionário foi elaborado com a finalidade de satisfazer às necessidades dos mais variados leitores, e uma necessidade comum a todos é compreender o vocabulário especializado usado pelos que praticam uma religião e por aqueles que escrevem sobre ela.''
 
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EduardoOliveira | May 24, 2012 |
This is quite a little handbook, but flawed certainly. The text is peppered with little mistakes, and the quality of information about each religion is quite uneven. Verdict: take with salt.
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Garzo | 1 outra crítica | Jun 25, 2007 |
 
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davidweigel | Nov 1, 2008 |

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Obras
22
Membros
858
Popularidade
#29,814
Avaliação
3.2
Críticas
4
ISBN
66
Línguas
2

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