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'''''30-Second Religion: The 50 Most Thought-Provoking Religious Beliefs, Each Explained In Half a Minute''''' is a book that gives a brief description of 50 different religious sects. I'd recommend it to someone who has never taken a world religion's class or read about other religions before.
 
'''''30-Second Religion: The 50 Most Thought-Provoking Religious Beliefs, Each Explained In Half a Minute''''' is a book that gives a brief description of 50 different religious sects. I'd recommend it to someone who has never taken a world religion's class or read about other religions before.
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==Status==
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I own a hardcover copy of this book and have read it.
  
 
==Review==
 
==Review==
 
===Good===
 
===Good===
* The book covers a lot of religions most people are already familiar with with Catholicism and Hinduism, but also describes less-common religions like Sufism and Zoroastrianism.
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* The book describes a lot of less-common religions like Sufism and Zoroastrianism to better the reader's understanding of them.
 
* There are a few asides which talk about holy books and important religious figures.
 
* There are a few asides which talk about holy books and important religious figures.
  
 
===Bad===
 
===Bad===
* The descriptions are so short, it doesn't go into any of the details of any one religion.
 
 
* The illustrations are pretty bland, mostly jazzed-up clip art.
 
* The illustrations are pretty bland, mostly jazzed-up clip art.
  
 
===Ugly===
 
===Ugly===
* Nothing.
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* The descriptions are so short, it doesn't go into any of the details of any one religion.
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
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{{Link|GoodReads|https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13124582-30-second-religion}}
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:55, 11 November 2019

Hard cover, USA.

30-Second Religion: The 50 Most Thought-Provoking Religious Beliefs, Each Explained In Half a Minute is a book that gives a brief description of 50 different religious sects. I'd recommend it to someone who has never taken a world religion's class or read about other religions before.

Status

I own a hardcover copy of this book and have read it.

Review

Good

  • The book describes a lot of less-common religions like Sufism and Zoroastrianism to better the reader's understanding of them.
  • There are a few asides which talk about holy books and important religious figures.

Bad

  • The illustrations are pretty bland, mostly jazzed-up clip art.

Ugly

  • The descriptions are so short, it doesn't go into any of the details of any one religion.

Links

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