The World's Great Religions Author:Time Life Books Man is a religious being. His religion has taken endless forms. His names for gods and goddesses are numerous beyond counting. The rituals through which he has sought protection or blessing vary from the horrible to the sublime. But wherever and however he lived, from the time he became man, man has worshiped and has often shown a belief that he... more » possesses an immortal soul.
This book does not present a history of man's religious evolution. Instead, this book explores the principal religions which are alive today, molding men's lives in all parts of the world as they try to impress their image on the history of our times. This book deals with religion as a living element in today's culture, not as a museum piece. What does man worship? And how? These are our questions.« less