World Religions: A Guide to the Essentials
Rodrigues, Hillary and Thomas A. Robinson, editors
Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 2006 pp. x + 339. $34.95
Description: A masterful survey for college and university courses, this wide-ranging introduction presents a clear and condensed portrait of the history, beliefs, and practices of specific eastern and western religions. Rich with definitions, it includes a helpful CD with a wealth of images and study aids.
• Provides a straightforward presentation of the history, beliefs, and practices of the major religious traditions
• Conveys the scope and importance of religion in the human experience
• Sidebars offer short, fast-grasp summaries of the major aspects of each religion
• Explains a vast number of terms throughout the text
• CD-ROM includes a full complement of supporting study aids including links, images, quizzes, and more
Subjects: Methods, Theological Approaches, Comparative Religion
Review by Joseph Matos
Citation: Joseph Matos, review of Hillary Rodrigues and Thomas A. Robinson, eds., World Religions: A Guide to the Essentials, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).
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