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Marks of Faith

Dorling Kinders­ley
Church Times bookshop £18

The Star of Israel (above) is a universally re­cog­nised symbol of Jewish identity; the Hand of Fatimah (right), traditionally worn by women, symbolises the Five Pillars of Islam. Both appear in Signs & Symbols: An illus­trated guide to their origins and meanings. The symbols considered and explained range from hieroglyphs to corporate logos; ...

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