Baker Pocket Guide to World Religions: What Every Christian Needs to Know

Baker Pocket Guide to World Religions: What Every Christian Needs to Know

by Gerald R. McDermott
     
 

From the nightly news to our next-door neighbors, the major world religions are all around us. The Baker Pocket Guide to World Religions provides a short, easy-to-understand guide to help you grasp the central beliefs of those who belong to seven major religions of the world-dedicating full chapters to Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism

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Overview

From the nightly news to our next-door neighbors, the major world religions are all around us. The Baker Pocket Guide to World Religions provides a short, easy-to-understand guide to help you grasp the central beliefs of those who belong to seven major religions of the world-dedicating full chapters to Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism and Daoism, and Shinto.

Included in this fact-filled, accessible handbook are: personal testimonies from an adherent of each world religion, sketches of important world religious leaders of our day, sidebars explaining details of religious rituals and traditions, a chapter on how understanding world religions impacts Christian evangelism, a helpful glossary of key terms.

If you've been looking for a quick, clear overview of the world's major faiths, The Baker Pocket Guide to World Religions is just the guide you need.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801071607
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Series:
Baker Pocket Guides To... Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Gerald R. McDermott (PhD, University of Iowa) is professor of religion at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, and teaching pastor at St. John Lutheran Church in Roanoke. He is the author or editor of ten books, including God's Rivals: Why Has God Allowed Different Religions? and Claiming Christ: A Mormon-Evangelical Debate.

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