The HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion

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9780006279679: The HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion

An up-to-date dictionary covering all the religions of the world. The 3200 articles reflect the people, places, concepts, practices and writings of the religions.

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The Only Guide You'll Need to Understand Religion Today

In partnership with the American Academy of Religion, Harper San Francisco proudly presents the most comprehensive, easy-to-use one-volume guide to all the world's religions. A must for all students of religion and anyone seeking answers about the fascinating and diverse world of religious experience and practice.

FEATURES INCLUDE:
• More than 3,200 articles covering a broad range of topic areas.
• 327 contributors, leading experts in all the fields of religion.
• In-depth and unbiased coverage of the major and lesser-known world religions, including ancient religions and new religious movements of the twentieth century.
• Eleven specially designed feature articles on the major traditions.
• Twenty-three maps, including maps with charts showing the current world distribution of major traditions.
• Timelines for major traditions.
• Graphs depicting the expansion of Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam.
• "Family tree" diagrams clearly indicating the branches of diverse traditions.
• One sixteen-page photo insert.
• Black-and-white photographs.

"As a guide to comprehending religion's institutions, texts, and doctrines as they inform and animate history, this is the state-of-the-art one-volume resource. How could it not be with Smith and Green at its helm and the leading specialists in the American Academy of Religion as their working team?"
HUSTON SMITH author of 'The World's Religions'

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