John Hawkins, Gordon Griffin (Narrator), "The Story of Religion: The Rich History of the World's Major Faiths"
ASIN: B07DKV5LMG | 2018 | MP3@64 kbps | ~07:02:00 | 200 MB
For the faithful, religion remains a guiding force for every aspect of life. An understanding of the world's major religions is not only essential to the study of history, but also in order to comprehend today's complex global community. The Story of Religion introduces the six most dominant world faiths, explaining the origins, philosophies, and evolution of these incredibly influential belief systems. Discover how intricately these religions are entwined in the state of the world today, and explore topics such as:
Israel and the early history of the Jewish people
The expansion of Islam and the rise of Islamic empires
Colonialism and the impact of Christian missionaries
Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust
The ancient and enduring traditions of Hinduism in India
Sikh emigration in the 20th century
The growth of Buddhism in the West Short biographies of important figures, helpful statistics, and a comprehensive timeline help to trace the history of these religions from their foundation to the present day.