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A little history of religion

A little history of religion

Holloway, Richard, 1933- author

In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Richard Holloway retells the entire history of religion - from the dawn of religious belief to the 21st century - with deepest respect and a keen commitment to accuracy. Writing for those with faith and those without, and especially for young readers, he encourages curiosity and tolerance, accentuates nuance and mystery, and calmly restores a sense of the value of faith

Paperback, Book. English.
Published New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Richard Holloway
ISBN: 0300228813, 9780300228816
Note: Originally published: 2016.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: viii, 244 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm
Subject: Religion.; Religions.; Religion History.

Author note

Richard Holloway, former Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, is an internationally popular writer and broadcaster. His more than twenty books include the best-selling Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt. He lives in Edinburgh, UK.