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Title The Penguin handbook of the world's living religions / edited by John R. Hinnells.

Publication Info. London : Penguin, 2010.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Reference - NSRY-11  R 200 PEN    LIB USE ONLY
Description x, 993 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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Series Penguin reference library
Penguin reference library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to the Penguin Handbook of the World's LIving Religions / John R. Hinnells -- Introduction to the New Handbook / John R. Hinnells -- Introduction to the First Edition / John R. Hinnells -- Part I. The Religions. -- Judaism / Alan Unterman -- Christianity / Andrew Walls -- Islam / Alford T. Welch -- Zoroastrianism -- Mary Boyce -- Hinduism / Simon Weightman -- Sikhism / W. Owen Cole -- Jainism / Kendall W. Folkert, revised and expanded by John E. Cort -- Buddhism / L. S. Cousins -- Chinese Religions / Michael Saso -- Japanese Religions / David Reid -- Native North American Religions / Armin W. Geertz -- Religions of the Pacific / Brian Colless and Peter Donovan -- African Religions / Aylward Shorter -- New Religious movements in Primal Societies / Harold W. Turner -- Modern Alternative Religions in the West / J. Gordon Melton -- Baha'ism / Denis MacEoin -- Part II: Cross-Cultural Issues. -- Religion and Gender / Ursala King -- Spirituality / Ursala King -- The Study of Diaspora Religions / John R. Hinnells -- African Diaspora Religion / Ossie Stuart -- The Australian South Asian Diaspora / Purushottama Bilimoria -- The Religions of South Asian Communities in Britain / Kim Knot -- The Religions of the South Asian Diaspora in Canada / Harold Coward -- South Asian Religions in the United States / Raymond Brady Williams -- Comparative Reflections on South Asian Religion in International Migration / John R. Hinnells --
Part III: Religions in Australia, Canada, the UK and the US in the Twenty-First Century. -- Religions in Australia in the Twenty-First Century / Gary D. Bouma -- Religions in Canada in the Twenty-First Century / Harold Coward -- Religions in the UK in the Twenty-First Century / Paul Weller -- Religions in the US in the Twenty-First Century / Raymond Brady Williams.
Summary This in-depth survey of active religions, fully updated to include modern developments and the most recent scholarship, now features chapters on twenty-first-century America, Britain, Canada, and Australia. Ranging across the globe, contributors explain the sources and history of today's religious systems, from Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, and Islam, to regional groups in Africa, China, and Japan.
Subject Religions.
Added Author Hinnells, John R.
Added Title World's living religions
ISBN 9780141035468 paperback
0141035463 paperback

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