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Title The new Penguin handbook of living religions / edited by John R. Hinnells.

Publication Info. London : Penguin, 1998.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Plano CLD Adult Non Fiction - PDBB-4  200 NEW    AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Description viii, 902 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
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Note Previous ed.: published as A new handbook of living religions. London : Penguin, 1997 Harmondsworth : Viking, 1984.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Comprehensive and informative. The New Penguin handbook of Living Religions has been completely revised, with all chapters updated to include discussion of modern developments and recent scholarship. Compiled by a team of leading international scholars, it is an authoritative guide to understanding the religious beliefs and practices of the world today.
Contents Pt. 1. 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 Said -- 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 -- pt. 2. Cross-cultural issues. Religion and gender ; Spirituality / Ursula King -- The study of diaspora religion / John R. Hinnells -- African diaspora religion / Ossie Stuart -- The Australian South Asian diaspora / Purushottama Bilimoria -- The religions of South Asian communities in Britain / Kim Knott -- The religions of 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.
Subject Religions.
Added Title Handbook of living religions
ISBN 0140514805

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