Atlas of World Religions

Editor/Author Dowley, Tim
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Lion Hudson

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-912552-00-9
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 78
Book Status: Available
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Featuring more than sixty brand new maps, photographs, diagrams and charts, the Atlas of World Religions is an essential companion to any study on the key religions of the world.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Maps
  • Foreword
  • A Chronology of World Religions
  • Part 1: The Ancient World
  • Megaliths
  • Babylonia and Sumeria
  • Religion in Ancient Egypt
  • The Early City Religions
  • The Religions of Ancient Greece
  • Roman Religion
  • Zoroastrianism
  • Part 2: Hinduism
  • The Origins of Hinduism
  • Hindu Temple Worship
  • Hinduism and the Sacred
  • Hinduism in the Modern World
  • Jainism
  • Part 3: Buddhism
  • The Origins of Buddhism
  • What is Buddhism?
  • Buddhism Spreads beyond India
  • Buddhism in the Modern World
  • Confucianism and Taoism
  • Part 4: Judaism
  • Origin of the Jewish People
  • The Kingdom of Israel
  • Jewish Dispersions
  • The Jewish Diaspora
  • Judaism and the Rise of Islam
  • Anti-Semitism and Messianism
  • Jewish Emancipation
  • Judaism in the USA
  • The Holocaust
  • Part 5: Christianity
  • Palestine under the Herods
  • Judaism and the Early Church
  • The Early Growth of Christianity
  • Christianity Becomes Official
  • Christendom in 1050 ce
  • The European Reformations
  • Christianity in the Americas c. 1750
  • An Age of Missions
  • The Mormons
  • Christianity Today
  • Part 6: Islam
  • Muhammad
  • The Early Growth of Islam
  • Islam in the Subcontinent
  • Islam in South-east Asia
  • Islam and Africa
  • Islam in Modern Asia
  • Islam in the Modern World
  • Sikhism
  • Part 7: World Religions Today
  • Japanese Religions
  • Religion in China Today
  • What are Indigenous Religions?
  • New Religious Movements
  • Modern Pilgrimage
  • Jerusalem: The Holy City
  • What is the Hajj?
  • Further reading
  • Gazetteer