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A Discovery in Comics

Discovery in Comics


120 Pages, 8 x 8

Cloth, $17.99 (US $17.99) (CA $21.99)

Publication Date: October 2015

ISBN 9781561639946

Rights: WOR X UK

NBM Publishing (Oct 2015)

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A humorous yet substantive introduction to the world's religions and their concepts Explaining the five major religions and modern spirituality in clear, colorful chapters, this illustrated primer is a great way to introduce a complex topic. In her easily accessible style, Margreet de Heer explores religious history and practices in an unbiased way and with a dash of humor, and makes it approachable for those with little knowledge of the subject. It offers a fresh look from different perspectives on the phenomenon of religion; the backgrounds and history of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism; and makes the point that religion is something that should unite us, not drive us apart.


"Lively, intelligent survey of the world's major religions. Wonderful; a beautiful little book, with clever design, witty cartooning, and splendid use of color." —Publishers Weekly

"A tidy introduction to beginning students of religious studies." —Ray Olson, Booklist

"4 out 5 stars. Refreshing in honesty and openness." —Gretchen Wagner, San Francisco Book Review

Author Biography

Margreet de Heer is a comic artist who collaborated on the online "Comiclopedia" on Her work has been published in a wide range of Dutch newspapers and magazines. She is the author of Philosophy: A Discovery in Comics, Science: A Discovery in Comics, and a comic book about religion in her native Dutch.