The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Religions, 4th Edition: A Revealing Comparison of the Faiths That Shape the Lives of Millions (Paperback)

The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Religions, 4th Edition: A Revealing Comparison of the Faiths That Shape the Lives of Millions By Brandon Toropov, Father Luke Buckles Cover Image
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The updated guide to differences-and similarities-of faiths around the world.

In this revised and updated edition of the popular guide to the many faiths followed around the world, modern and ancient religions are extensively covered as well as New Thought religions. This edition also now features a chapter on Sikhism, more coverage of religious extremism in the 21st century, a new chapter on the afterlife, and additional online resources making it the most up-to-date volume available.

• Outdoes the competition with more chapters on current and ancient religions

• Appeals to students, theologists, and those generally interesting in religions around the world.

About the Author


Brandon Toropov is a Boston-based writer who has written a variety of non-fiction titles including The I Ching for Beginners and The Art and Skill of Dealing with People. He has appeared on more than 100 local and national broadcast programs. He is the author of several Complete Idiot’s Guides on religious topics.

Father Luke Buckles is the vice chancellor of the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Graduate Theological Union, in Berkeley, California. He has a Doctorate in sacred theology from the University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781615640690
ISBN-10: 161564069X
Publisher: Alpha
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2011
Pages: 432
Language: English
Series: Complete Idiot's Guides (Lifestyle Paperback)