The Penguin Handbook of the World's Living Religions

The Penguin Handbook of the World's Living Religions

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The Penguin Handbook of the World's Living Religions by John R. Hinnells

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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ISBN-13: 9780141035468
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Pages: 1008
Sales rank: 862,511
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John R. Hinnells is professor of religious studies at the University of Derby. He has written or edited many books for Penguin.

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