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Britannica World Religions Pocket PC Edition 1.0

Britannica World Religions Pocket PC Edition 1.0

Britannica World Religions Pocket PC Edition Publisher's Description

Complete coverage of the world's religions.

The Britannica World Religions Handheld Edition contains 3,450 authoritative entries that entail a variety of topics, including religious movements, concepts, historical and legendary figures, divinities, spiritual characters and important religious locations. You'll also find in-depth articles on the major religions of our time, such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. With the comprehensive coverage available in this application, you'll learn more about other religions as well, including Confucianism, Jainism, Native American religions, Sikhism and much more.

Use Britannica World Religions to find the answers to these and many other questions:

  • What religion is practiced by a third of the world's population?
  • What does the lighting of the menorah commemorate?
  • When did Muhammad begin preaching Islam?
  • What are dharma, karma, and samsara?
The Database contains:
  • Ancient Religions, including Baltic, Celtic, Egyptian, Finno-Ugric, Germanic, Greek, Mesopotamian, and Roman Religions

  • Buddhism, including Beliefs & Practices, History, Mythology, Philosophy, Major Forms, Literature, and Sacred Places

  • Christianity, including Beliefs & Practices, Doctrines, History, Literature, Major Forms, Mythology, Philosophy & Mysticism, and Saints

  • Hinduism, including Beliefs & Practices, Major Forms, Mythology, Philosophy & Mysticism, Literature, and Sacred Places

  • Islam, including Beliefs & Practices, History, Islamic Law, Literature, Mysticism, Sacred Places, and Theology & Philosophy

  • Judaism, including Beliefs & Practices, History, Literature, Major Forms, Mythology, Philosophy, and Sacred Places

  • Other Religions, including Confucianism, Jainism, Native American Religions, New Religious Movements, Pre-Columbian Meso-American Religions, Pre-Columbian South American Religions, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, Understanding Religion, and a Glossary of Terms
Key Features include:
  • Full-color Cover Page
  • 3,450 entries & 330 graphics
  • Storage Card Compatibility
  • Keyword Search - allows for multiple entry searches
  • Adjustable font sizes and styles
  • ClearType (Pocket PC & Smartphone only) - uses Microsoft's® ClearType® technology for easier reading
  • Cross Reference Links - tap on a link to see a related subject without leaving the entry you are viewing
Britannica World Religions Handheld Edition is the perfect resource for those wanting to learn their religious heritage or for those who are just curious about other religions. Get a copy for yourself today!

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