Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the... More
This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures,... More
This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports... More
This fascinating and informative source covers the history of witchcraft in the United States from the hysteria that facilitated the witch hunts during the colonial period to modern day followers of Wicca.
In 1,800 pages across 3 volumes, Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.
This book offers an accessible overview of the latest research into the life and times of Jesus. The life of Jesus is, at once, both a point of faith and a historical debate for millions of people in the U.S. "The Historical... More
This book presents inspiring profiles of more than 25 African American religious leaders for young adults. This new addition to the "Black Stars" series tells the fascinating stories of African American religious leaders... More