The Penguin Handbook of the World's Living Religions

The Penguin Handbook of the World's Living Religions

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Comprehensive, informative and authoritative, The Penguin Handbook of the World's Living Religions is compiled by a team of leading international scholars, and is the definitive guide to the religious belief systems and practices of the world today. This in-depth survey of active religions has now been fully updated to include modern developments and the most recent scholarship. It explains the sources and history of the world's religions, includes material on the phenomenon of Black African and Asian diaspora religions around the world and explores the role of gender in modern religion.
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  • Paperback | 1008 pages
  • 129.54 x 198.12 x 48.26mm | 635.03g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0141035463
  • 9780141035468
  • 193,665

About Formerly Professor of Comparative Religion at School of Oriental and African Studies John R Hinnells

John R Hinnells is Visiting Professor in Religious Studies at the University of Derby. He has edited Who's Who of Religions and The Penguin Dictionary of Religions for Penguin. He lives in Derby.
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