Atlas of World Religions
Understanding the where of the world's religious traditions is an important component of understanding the what. Now, as part of a brand-new series of atlas resources, Fortress Press is pleased to offer an affordable, compact yet comprehensive atlas of world...
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Understanding the where of the world's religious traditions is an important component of understanding the what. Now, as part of a brand-new series of atlas resources, Fortress Press is pleased to offer an affordable, compact yet comprehensive atlas of world religions.
Atlas of World Religions is newly built from the ground up. Featuring more than fifty new maps, graphics, and timelines, the atlas is an immensely helpful companion to any study of world religions. Concise, helpful text written by acknowledged authorities guides the experience and interprets the visuals.
Consciously written for students at any level, the volume is perfect for independent students, as well as those in structured courses.
The atlas provides ample and equal coverage of all of the world's major religious traditions, as well as generous coverage of regional or indigenous traditions in specific regions of the world.
The atlas is grounded in a helpful section on the earliest humans and the spread of the first organized religions, and it culminates in up-to-date maps of religion in the world today.
Dr Tim Dowley (Ph.D., University of Manchester) is a historian, and a prolific author and editor of Bible resources for adults and children. He has also written popular biographies of J.S. Bach and Robert Schumann.
Some of his publications include The Candle Illustrated Bible Encyclopaedia; The Christians: An Illustrated History; Life In Bible Times; The Crossway Illustrated Bible Handbook; The Baker Atlas of Christian History, and numerous children's books, games, activities and retlling of classics like Pilgrim's Progress. Most recently he has produced Christian Music: A Global History and a number of revisions of the EBR series