Sacred Places by Philemon Sturges

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Now comes an introduction to some of the most sacred places in the world--highlighting the five major world religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity). This book showcases the rich diversity of scale and style in the buildings built for worship and for the celebration of faith. Features twenty-six sacred sites, a world map and an extensive note to the reader on the basic tenets of five religions.

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Philemon Sturges was an architect and the author of several books for children, including I Love Trains!, I Love Trucks!, I Love Planes!, I Love School!, and I Love Bugs! Giles Laroche lives in Salem, Massachusetts. His amazing paper relief art has illustrated many children's books. This is his first book for Houghton Mifflin.
Published October 9, 2000 by Putnam Juvenile. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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The creators of Bridges Are to Cross (1998) tour places where adherents of five religions (Judaism is split into pre- and post-Mosaic, with the former also linked to Islam) worship: churches, synagogues, temples, mosques, shrines, even a river.

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