A gentle exploration of diversity that emphasizes common ideas and practices, this entrancing photo-format book illustrates the universal need for spiritual expression with a wide survey of beliefs and practices. About 80 intimate photos from 34 countries are labeled with brief captions and accompanied by soaring prose. Closes with 11 excellent resource pages for in-depth exploration of human spirituality. Includes a labeled world map, glossary, and an explanation of many common elements of faith (Praying, Holy Places, Caring for & Helping Others, etc.) 48 pages.