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Imprint: Oneworld Publications

Subject: Religion

The Spiritual Heritage of the Human Race

An Introduction to the World's Religions

Suheil Bushrui Mehrdad Massoudi

From the spiritual traditions of the first peoples and the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Mesoamerica, to the beliefs and practices of today’s world faiths, this illustrated and accessible introduction to the world’s religions reveals the rich tapestry of religious life around the world and down the ages, humanity’s spiritual heritage.

  • Publication date: December 25, 2009
  • ISBN: 9781851685745
  • RRP: £14.99
  • Pages: 320


“A helpful travel guide to today's global religious community… neither lightweight nor unnecessarily dense … a well-grounded starting point for understanding the interrelationships, commonalities and differences of faiths, and for seeing development of religious expression through time.”
Publishers Weekly

Suheil Bushrui

Suheil Bushrui is the foremost translator and interpreter of Anglo-Irish literature in the Arab world, and has published critical studies in Arabic and English on W. B. Yeats, John Millington Synge, James Joyce and Samuel Beckett. He was the first Arab national to be appointed to the Chair of English and Anglo-Irish Literature at the American University of Beirut, and has also served as Chairman of the International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (ISAIL). He is currently the Baha’i Chair for World Peace in the Center for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM) at the University of Maryland.

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Mehrdad Massoudi

Dr Mehrdad Massoudi is a full-time researcher at the Department of Energy and an adjunct professor at the Biomedical Engineering Department, Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and author of numerous articles on world religions.

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