Revised and expanded, this second edition provides a guide to religions past and present, covering religions throughout the world. Information is included on a broad range of thematic issues, from migration to disapora, gender and sexuality to mysticism and pilgrimage.
The Penguin Dictionary of Religions is a fascinating and authoritative guide to every aspect of religion, past and present. It examines ancient doctrines and modern beliefs, small sects and popular movements. Drawing on the expertise of over sixty contributors worldwide, the dictionary is an essential reference source for both academic study and general readers.