Religions of the World

Religions of the World

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices

Book - 2010 | 2nd ed
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This masterful six-volume encyclopedia provides comprehensive, global coverage of religion, emphasizing larger religious communities without neglecting the world's smaller religious outposts.

* Coverage of the religions of more than 240 countries, including all of the larger religious communities, denominations, and sects

* Detailed statistical information on the major religious communities in each country

* 100+ entries on famous and important religious sites and places of pilgrimage

* Biographies of the 100 most influential religious leaders in history

* More than 150 photographs, plus maps and illustrations for each nation

* A bibliography for each entry

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2010
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781598842036
Branch Call Number: 200.3 REL
Characteristics: 6 v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Melton, J. Gordon
Baumann, Martin


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