eBook: Understanding ChristianityUnderstanding Christianity covers the history of Christianity and how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about its branches, church services, and world contributions. This title also discusses challenges that have arisen as Christians interact with people of other faiths. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index.
eBook: Religions around the WorldContains articles examining religions originating from the Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia as well as beliefs in the spirit world and a higher power.
eBook: Britannica Encyclopedia of World ReligionsA guide to the religions of the world and to the concepts, movements, people, and events that have shaped them. It includes features such as: entries on religious movements and concepts, historical and legendary figures, divinities, religious sites and ceremonies; images that show sacred places, vestments, rituals, objects, and texts; and more.
eBook: Understanding BuddhismUnderstanding Buddhism covers the history of Buddhism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about monks and nuns, the branches of Buddhism, and important rituals. This title also discusses misunderstandings about Buddhism and the challenges some women have faced in the religion.
eBook: Understanding HinduismUnderstanding Hinduism covers the history of Hinduism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about spiritual leaders, how Hindus perceive the world, and how Hindus live in the modern world. This title also discusses the complex interactions between Hinduism and Indian politics.
eBook: Understanding IslamUnderstanding Islam covers the history of Islam and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about worship practices, women's roles, and the world contributions Muslims have made. This title also discusses the discrimination Muslims have faced in the West, and explores controversies surrounding terrorism.
eBook: IslamDiscover the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the modern Islamic world. This guide gives a detailed look at the Qur'an and The Five Pillars of Islam and offers a list of "fascinating facts" along with a comprehensive timeline.
eBook: Islamic Beliefs and PracticesThis book explores Islam from the prophet Mohammad to the Five Pillars of Islam, which includes the most important rituals of the faith, including fasting at Ramadan, and hajj, the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca.
eBook: Britannica Guide to the Isalmic WorldExploring the beliefs, history and politics of Islam, The Britannica Guide to the Islamic World is a clear and unbiased reference resource, compiled by experts in the field. It introduces the ideas as well as the places at the centre of one of the most important religions of our time.
eBook: JudaismThis comprehensive volume examines the robust spiritual and cultural heritage of this rich and complex faith as well as the lives of past and present figures whose leadership and intellectual contributions have shaped its development."