Worship in the World's Religions Author:Geoffrey Parrinder "More important than their founders, more vital than their scriptures, more meaningful than their theology and commentatotrs are the living facts of the higher religions of the world--the practices and devotions of their followers. — Here are carefully gathered data and observations of the 10 principal religions of man, claiming 2-1/2 billian adh... more »erents, plus representative faiths without scriptures. This is actual practice today, in the first book to concentrate on it, instead of history, scriptures or theology.
From the pre-literary animistic faiths of Africa to the most complex religious systems of the West and Far East, the sacrifices, relics, adorations, pilgrimages, temple worship and private devotions of each are detailed and contrasted."« less