The Religions Book

Big Ideas Simply Explained

Part of DK Big Ideas

Author DK
Paperback
$19.99 US
7.75"W x 9.31"H x 0.85"D  
On sale Nov 13, 2018 | 352 Pages | 978-1-4654-7646-3
Learn about the primal beliefs to the world’s great faiths in The Religions Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Religions in this overview guide to the subject, great for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Religions Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in. 

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Religions, with:

- Each of the world’s five major faiths – Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Hinduism in its own, dedicated section
- Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
- A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
- Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Religions Book is the perfect introduction to the world’s most widely practiced religions, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll find the ideas behind ancient and modern faiths and spiritual philosophies, and the place of religion in the world.

Your Religious Questions, Simply Explained

This book explores the beliefs that underpin religious traditions around the globe, and how they developed. If you thought it was difficult to learn about the world’s main faiths, The Religions Book presents key information in a clear layout. Learn the primal beliefs to the world’s great faiths and the continuing quest for spiritual meaning in our complex world, and get to the heart of what it means to believe in God, and religion’s place in society, with fantastic mind maps and step-by-step summaries. 

The Big Ideas Series


With millions of copies sold worldwide, The Religions Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas series from DK. The series uses striking graphics along with engaging writing, making big topics easy to understand.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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Educator Guide for The Religions Book

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." – Examiner.com

"[The Religions Book is] at once egalitarian and open-minded, ideal for a visually oriented student of religion or anyone interested in scrambling up the mountainside of human spirituality and taking in the panoramic views." – BookPage

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About

Learn about the primal beliefs to the world’s great faiths in The Religions Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Religions in this overview guide to the subject, great for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Religions Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in. 

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Religions, with:

- Each of the world’s five major faiths – Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Hinduism in its own, dedicated section
- Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
- A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
- Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Religions Book is the perfect introduction to the world’s most widely practiced religions, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll find the ideas behind ancient and modern faiths and spiritual philosophies, and the place of religion in the world.

Your Religious Questions, Simply Explained

This book explores the beliefs that underpin religious traditions around the globe, and how they developed. If you thought it was difficult to learn about the world’s main faiths, The Religions Book presents key information in a clear layout. Learn the primal beliefs to the world’s great faiths and the continuing quest for spiritual meaning in our complex world, and get to the heart of what it means to believe in God, and religion’s place in society, with fantastic mind maps and step-by-step summaries. 

The Big Ideas Series


With millions of copies sold worldwide, The Religions Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas series from DK. The series uses striking graphics along with engaging writing, making big topics easy to understand.

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

Guides

Educator Guide for The Religions Book

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

Praise

"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." – Examiner.com

"[The Religions Book is] at once egalitarian and open-minded, ideal for a visually oriented student of religion or anyone interested in scrambling up the mountainside of human spirituality and taking in the panoramic views." – BookPage

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