Paperback 480pp 253x203mm
9780195427172   Product Code: 11439
This wide-ranging survey provides a succinct guide to the beliefs, practices, history and distribution of the major Western faiths. Chapters by specialist contributors cover the religions of the ancient world, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, indigenous beliefs and new religious movements, with fact boxes highlighting key points and sacred places, extracts from essential texts and glossaries of terms. This fully revised and updated edition is illustrated with a rich array of colour photographs.