The Complete Idiot's Guide to the World's ReligionseBook - 1997
You're no idiot, of course. You can find India on a world map better than Columbus could, and you learned to pronounce the name of the new guy at work on his first day. But when it comes to understanding what your next-door neighbors believe, you feel like you just dropped in from another planet. Make yourself at home! The Complete Idiot's Guide to the World's Religions is the perfect introduction to the faiths and practices you've wondered about. Get comfortable with Buddhism, Confucianism, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, and Shinto. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
Baker & Taylor
A entertaining, nuts-and-dolts primer explains the elements of the world's religions and religious holidays, and offers tips on participating in weddings and other religious occasions in unfamiliar faiths--including the reader's own. Original.
Explains the basic tenets, scriptures, history, and festivals of the world's major religions, and gives advice on what to say when the subject of religion comes up