By J. Gordon Melton
This huge, four-volume reference overviews major occasions and advancements in spiritual background over the process greater than 5 millennia.
• offers fascinating sidebars to entries on such issues as monotheism and the matter of evil, the development of the Egyptian pyramids, Mesoamerican mythology, the legacy of Charlemagne, the lives of assorted non secular thinkers and leaders, the Hundred Years' battle, the indigenous religions of South Africa, the second one nice Awakening, Potala Palace in Tibet, and lots of others
• deals a sweeping chronological presentation of religion and faith over 5 millennia that permits readers to work out the connections among historic occasions and the evolution of varied trust systems
• contains an in depth collection of images that is helping readers visualize a few of the subject matters mentioned within the text
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