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O'Brien, Joanne 1959-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 243 publications in 9 languages and 7,199 library holdings
Genres: Maps  History  Atlases  Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Prayers and devotions  Guidebooks  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: BL80.2, 291
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joanne O'Brien
Religions of the world : the illustrated guide to origins, beliefs, traditions & festivals by Elizabeth Breuilly( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This clear illustrated introduction to the world's religions gives an overview of the major groups. It covers Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Shinto, Taoism, Skhism and Bahai. Each chapter gives beliefs and practices as well as describing major festivals. Religious calendars and population distributions are helpful features. The photographs, maps and charts extend the text of this attractive guide. Recommended for all secondary collections
The atlas of religion by Joanne O'Brien( )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps the current nature, extent, and influence of each of the major religions and shows, country by country, how religions are spread through broadcasting, missionary work, schooling, and banking; how they relate to government, laws, and world hunger; and the role they play in wars. It traces the emergence of new religious movements, the survival of traditional beliefs, and the presence of atheism and agnosticism. The Atlas of Religion also locates the origin, the heartland, and the sacred places of each of the major religions and provides essential background with a valuable table showing the fundamental beliefs of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and Taoism.--From publisher description
Festivals of the world : the illustrated guide to celebrations, customs, events, and holidays by Elizabeth Breuilly( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the rich variety of festivals around the world along with their religious or historical backgrounds
The state of religion atlas by Joanne O'Brien( )

17 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the next century approaches, the world's religions will emerge as one of the great geopolitical forces shaping our lives--and understanding these beliefs will be crucial to understanding the world itself. Now The State of Religion Atlas brings together thirty-four provocative full-color maps and graphics that portray the current impact of the major religions and their divisions; the survival of traditional beliefs; the presence of atheism and agnosticism; and the myriad new religious movements. This atlas shows vividly, country by country, how religions spread their influence through means such as broadcasting and missionary work; how they relate to governments, laws, world hunger; and what role they play in wars. The State of Religion Atlas ends by mapping the heartlands of the different religions and the sacred places of the world. For essential background their is also an illustrated table on the fundamental beliefs of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and Taoism
The elements of feng shui by Man-Ho Kwok( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Hebrew and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam and ecology by Fazlun M Khalid( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eight immortals of Taoism : legends and fables of popular Taoism( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese astrology : forecast your future from your Chinese horoscope by Man-Ho Kwok( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to Chinese astrology, providing information on the astrology system based on traditional methods, describing the twelve animal signs, animal compatibility, and the sixty-year cycle
The Fortune teller's I Ching : a completely new translation of the most famous oracle in the world by Man-Ho Kwok( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese face & hand reading( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas des religions dans le monde / David B. Barrett ; traduit de l'anglais par Franco̧ise Burgess ; préface de Jean Baubérot by Joanne O'Brien( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in French and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lines of destiny : how to read faces and, hands the Chinese way by Man-Ho Kwok( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feng Shui : an introductory guide to the Chinese way to harmony by Man-Ho Kwok( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art of geomancy--deciding how and where to build a house or arrange a room so that you can live in harmoney with your surroundings
Weltatlas der Religionen by Joanne O'Brien( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in German and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

34 farbige Weltkarten informieren über Themen wie: die grossen Glaubensgemeinschaften, Kirche und Staat, Fundamentalismus, Glaubenskriege u.v.m. Ein Überblick der Grundgedanken der grossen Religionen und Kommentare zu den Karten bilden den Textteil. (Quelle: Katalog SBE)
The feng shui kit : the Chinese way to health, wealth and happiness, at home and at work by Man-Ho Kwok( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion for a change by Martin Palmer( Book )

20 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete Chinese horoscopes by Man-Ho Kwok( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Essential teachings of Buddhism( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feng shui work book : a room-by-room guide to effective feng shui in your home and workplace by Wu Xing( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual step-by-step guide offers traditional Chinese advice to help you live in harmony with ch'i, the life-giving energy in and around all of us
World religions by Joanne O'Brien( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Religions play a major role in today's world. This book gives you a simple and accessible introduction to the histories and stories, beliefs and rituals, literature and festivals, and people and places of eleven significant and influential faiths. This is a valuable guide for quick reference and offers a glimpse into the Bahá'í Faith, Buddhism, Christianity, Daoism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, and Zoroastrianism"--Cover
 
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Religions of the world : the illustrated guide to origins, beliefs, traditions & festivals
Alternative Names
جوان أوبريين، 1959-

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The atlas of religionFestivals of the world : the illustrated guide to celebrations, customs, events, and holidaysThe elements of feng shuiIslam and ecologyChinese astrology : forecast your future from your Chinese horoscopeChinese face & hand readingFeng Shui : an introductory guide to the Chinese way to harmonyThe feng shui kit : the Chinese way to health, wealth and happiness, at home and at workThe feng shui work book : a room-by-room guide to effective feng shui in your home and workplace