A Little History of Religion download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Holloway

A Little History of Religion download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Holloway year 2017
  • Book name: A Little History of Religion
  • Author: Richard Holloway
  • Release date: 2017/12/6
  • Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780300228816
  • Rating: 9.92 of 10
  • Votes: 474
  • Review by: Oscar Read
  • Review rating: 8.99 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/31
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 20 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: For curious readers young and old, a rich and colorful history of religion from humanity's earliest days to our own contentious times In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Richard Holloway retells the entire history of religion-from the dawn of religious belief to the twenty-first century-with deepest respect and a keen commitment to accuracy. Writing for those with faith and those without, and especially for young readers, he encourages curiosity and tolerance, accentuates nuance and mystery, and calmly restores a sense of the value of faith. Ranging far beyond the major world religions of Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, and Hinduism, Holloway also examines where religious belief comes from, the search for meaning throughout history, today's fascinations with Scientology and creationism, religiously motivated violence, hostilities between religious people and secularists, and more. Holloway proves an empathic yet discerning guide to the enduring significance of faith and its power from ancient times to our own.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H8M16S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of Religion, Comparative Religion, General & World History, Philosophy Of Religion
  • Available formats: PML, TXT, PDF, DOC, OEB, TXTz, EPUB, WORD. Compressed in RAR, BZ2, TZ, TAR.Z, ARJ, ZIP, XZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.98 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x211x22.86mm
  • Weight: 408g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States
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