A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Kwn and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting layout with rich illustrations. The second edition has new and extended primary source readings, a stronger section on the religions of South Asia, additional maps, a new full-colour, student-friendly format, and more.
Christopher Partridge is Professor of Contemporary Religion at University College Chester. Dr Tim Dowley 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. He lives with his wife and three children in Dulwich, south London.