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1.
Story of Christianity: A Celebration of 2,000 Years of Faith
by Matthew Arlen Price(Editor), Michael Collins

DK Publishing
Hardcover - 240 pages
0 edition (August 1999)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
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The Story of Christianity, a sumptuously produced pictorial history that begins with Abraham and moves forward to Billy Graham, is a spectacular feat in all respects. In less than 250 pages, authors Michael Collins and Matthew A. Price convey a credible and near-comprehensive sense of this... Read more

 


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The Illustrated Worlds Religions : A Guide to Our Wisdom Traditions
by Huston Smith

Harper San Francisco
Paperback - 254 pages
(November 1995)

$24.00
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5 out of 5 stars
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"If one buys only one of the number of recent introductions to world religions, this should be it." Read more

 


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Care of the Soul : How to Add Depth and Meaning to Your Everyday Life
by Thomas Moore

Harpercollins
Hardcover - 255 pages
illustrate edition (October 1998)


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5 out of 5 stars
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"This, I felt, is the best way to consider the soul--to be stopped in almost every page by an intriguing image that sustains the mystery but at the same time reveals something that words cannot express," writes Thomas Moore in the introduction to his illustrated edition of Care of the Soul. To this... Read more

 


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The Secret Language of Birthdays : Personology Profiles for Each Day of the Year
by Gary Goldschneider, et al

Studio
Hardcover - 832 pages
(December 1994)


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Sure, it's neat to know which famous people have the same birthday you do, but wouldn't it be fascinating to know what else you have in common with these celebrities? The Secret Language of Birthdays will show you this and much more. Through "personology" (a combination of characteristics influenced... Read more

 


5.
World Mythology
by Roy Willis, Robert Walter

Owlet
Paperback
Reprint edition (October 1996)

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From Book News, Inc. , February 1, 1994
A reference book, made beautiful by careful page design and numerous illustrations. Editor Willis's introduction explores the great themes of myth. Subsequent chapters are devoted to 19 different countries or regions, the pictures affording casual browsers a stimulating variety of tones and flavors,... Read more

 


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The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity
by John McManners(Editor)

Oxford Univ Pr (Trade)
Paperback
Reprint edition (October 1992)

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From Book News, Inc. , February 1, 1991
Nineteen scholars explore the faith and its impact on world civilization from the earliest origins to the present day, with the accompaniment of some 350 illustrations (including 32 full-page color plates), ten maps, a chronology of events, and an annotated guide to further reading. For general... Read more

 


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The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Islamic World (Cambrdige Illustrated History)
by Francis Robinson(Editor), Ira M. Lapidus

Cambridge Univ Pr (Trd)
Hardcover
(October 1996)



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With the help of sumptuous illustration, insight, and expertise, Francis Robinson and his team reveal the complex, rich, and sometimes contrary nature of Muslim culture. As well as taking on the issues uppermost in everyone's minds, such as the role of religious and political fundamentalism, they... Read more

 


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The World of the Dalai Lama : An Inside Look at His Life, His People, and His Vision
by Gill Farrer-Halls

Theosophical Publishing House
Hardcover - 160 pages
1st Quest edition (April 1998)

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A coffee-table book that is more than just pretty pictures, The World of the Dalai Lama challenges the mind as much as it delights the eye. On one level, it is a gorgeous mosaic of Tibet, the Dalai Lama, and Tibetan Buddhism; on another level, it is a sincere introduction to the religion, society,... Read more

 


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The Holy Bible : King James Version
by Barry Moser(Designer)

Viking Pr
Hardcover - 1024 pages
(October 1999)

$65.00
$45.50
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4.5 out of 5 stars
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The Holy Bible, designed and illustrated by Barry Moser, is as thrilling an experience as you'll ever find inside a dust jacket. Moser, the foremost fine press illustrator of our time, spent four years crafting the 232 relief engravings that illustrate this Bible. Printed in a deluxe limited edition... Read more

 



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