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For billions of people, having a religious belief system provides purpose in life. For some, religion serves as a guide for moral behavior. Today's world is one in which our understanding of world religions is both understatedly important, as well as increasingly complex. After many years exploring the foundations of various world religions, Jason Boyett has written this comprehensive, easy-to-understand exploration of the twelve major world religions through a meticulous, yet unbiased lens. 12 Major World Religions offers an impartial look at where each of these belief systems intersects, how they differ, and why some have been -- or are currently -- misunderstood.

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Jason Boyett

Jason Boyett is the author of several books, the most recent of which is 100 Days of Trump, a quote-a-day guide to the presidential administration of Donald J. Trump. Prior to that, he wrote 12 Major Religions: The Beliefs, Rituals, and Traditions of Humanity's Most Influential Faiths, along with the Pocket Guide series of titles (Pocket Guide to the Apocalypse, Pocket Guide to the Afterlife, etc.) . His writing has appeared in a variety of publications, including The Guardian, The Daily Beast, and American Cowboy. He is the former host and co-creator of the 9 Thumbs podcast. Jason lives in Texas with his wife and two teenagers. Sign up for Jason's newsletter at jasonboyett.com or find him at facebook.com/jasonboyettbooks and on Twitter and Instagram @jasonboyett.

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