Books about or involving the Amish: a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships with Swiss German and Alsatian Anabaptist origins. The Amish are known for simple living, plain dress, Christian pacifism, and slowness to adopt many conveniences of modern technology, with a view to not interrupt family time, nor replace face-to-face conversations whenever possible. The Amish value rural life, manual labor, and humility.
Books about or involving Buddhism: an Indian religion based on a series of original teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha. The goal of Buddhism is to overcome suffering caused by desire and ignorance of reality's true nature, including impermanence and the non-existence of the self.
Books about or involving Greek mythology: the body of myths originally told by the ancient Greeks concerning the origin and nature of the world, the lives and activities of deities, heroes, and mythological creatures, and the origins and significance of the ancient Greeks' own cult and ritual practices.
Books about or involving Hinduism: an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life. Hinduism prescribes the eternal duties, such as honesty, refraining from injuring living beings, patience, forbearance, self-restraint, virtue, and compassion, among others.
Books about or involving Islam: an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that Muhammad is a messenger of God. Muslims believe that Islam is the complete and universal version of a primordial faith that was revealed many times before through prophets, including Adam, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus and that the Quran in Arabic is the unaltered and final revelation of God.
Books about or involving Judaism: an Abrahamic primarily ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural, and legal tradition and civilisation of the Jewish people. Judaism encompasses a wide body of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organisation. The Torah is part of the larger text known as the Tanakh or the Hebrew Bible, and supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash and the Talmud.
Books about or involving Mormonism: the religious tradition and theology of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity started by Joseph Smith in Western New York in the 1820s and 30s. The theology of Mormonism centres on the Book of Mormon and includes mainstream Christian beliefs with modifications stemming from revelations to Smith and other religious leaders, such as significant doctrines of eternal marriage, eternal progression, baptism for the dead, polygamy or plural marriage as authorised by God, sexual purity, health (specified in the Word of Wisdom), fasting, and Sabbath observance.
Books about or involving Quakers (or Friends): a historically Christian (Protestant) set of denominations known formally as the Religious Society of Friends. Members of the various Quaker movements are generally united by a belief in the ability of each human being to experience and access the light within or to see "that of God in everyone".