Hardback 448pp Illustrated
9780745950730   Product Code: 92576
The last 100 years, and especially the last 50 years, have seen an unprecedented proliferation of new religions. This encyclopedia gives a comprehensive picture of groups functioning in the world today, arranged according to the religious traditions from which they arose. Within sections on Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Indian religions, East Asian religions, Indigenous and pagan traditions, Western esoteric and New Age traditions, signed articles describe over 200 religious movements, sects and alternative spiritualities.