Engaging Essays and Overviews
Available in both academic and school versions, World Religions: Belief, Culture and Controversy contains thousands of authoritative reference items from leading experts, all specifically written to enhance student research and understanding. Engaging scholarly essays present multiple perspectives on enduring dilemmas to provide students with models of sound critical thinking. Topics include matters of belief, practice, celebrations, and holidays; important individuals and events; significant and sacred places; and much more.
The advisor for this collection of dynamic, regularly updated content is J. Gordon Melton, PhD, author of more than 40 scholarly texts and reference books on the topic of religion, and a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Institute for Religious Studies at Baylor University in Texas.