Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Reading is believing: Religion's holiest texts

For the world's five major religions, part of their power comes from scriptures, the written text of their beliefs, passed down between generations. For some they represent tools of control but for others they offer comfort, focus, devotion, peace and guidance.

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