One World Many Religions The Ways We Worship

Author(s): Osborne Mary Pope


Illustrated with black-and-white and  full-color photographs. "Today, most religious people in the world practice one of these seven religions[Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism].All have had a deep effect on the laws and customs of every country. They have shaped art, literature, music, and education. They have given the world magnificent stories, songs, buildings, holy objects, ceremonies, and festivals." From the Introduction toMany Religions, One World. Best-selling children's author Mary Pope Osborne presents an accessible and elegantly crafted volume that introduces young readers to the world's seven major religions. Six short readable chapters--perfectly targeted to fourth, fifth, and sixth graders--detail the history, beliefs, and practices of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. Handsomely designed and featuring fifty oversized color photographs and a full complement of reference materials, including a map, time line, and bibliography, this book provides a thorough and thoughtful presentation of the diverse ways people worship around the world.  


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General Fields

  • : 9780679839309
  • : Random House Children's Books
  • : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • : 0.646369
  • : October 1996
  • : .46 Inches X 8.94 Inches X 11.25 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Osborne Mary Pope
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 291
  • : 96