A comprehensive look at ideas about God-in every corner of the globe.
More than at any other time in history, ordinary people are reading up on the world's major religions. Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam often seem at odds with each other, and as readers struggle to understand, The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Religions, Third Edition, provides expanded and updated coverage to answer their questions. Here, comparative theologists Toropov and Buckles provide many answers to today's questions about both major and lesser-known religions and beliefs. Each of five parts, one for every major religion, discusses history, rituals, celebrations, holy documents, deities, and structure. Included are Asian paths of belief, non-scriptural religions, ancient creeds, and the earth-based religions practiced in parts of Asia, Africa, South America, island nations, Europe, and North America. New coverage includes:
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Brandon Toropov is a Boston-based writer who has appeared on more than 100 local and national broadcast programs. He is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Getting Along with Difficult People and I Ching for Beginners.
Father Luke Buckles teaches at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley, California. He has a doctorate in Sacred Theology.
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