Where can you go to find answers to the following questions: --What are the Scriptures of Hinduism? --When did Francis of Assisi live? --Who was Abraham Kuyper? --Where did prayer mountains originate? --What is the origin of the Plymouth Brethren? --How is a religious revitalization movement defined? --Who is Marilyn Ferguson, & what is her connection to the New Age movement? Designed to give you quick access to reliable information on over 2000 topics related to religion, the CONCISE DICTIONARY OF RELIGION covers the full range of subject categories: ideas, terms, practices, people, groups & traditions. This book addresses questions about Christianity, Judiasm, other major & minor religious traditions worldwide, cults, new religions, modern worldviews & the contemporary study of religion--all in brief one-to-three sentence entries arranged in A to Z dictionary format. A helpful annotated reading list includes books & journals devoted to religious studies. It is a perfect resource for those interested in the study of religion & would be a great addition to any public or academic library.Hexham, Irving is the author of 'Concise Dictionary of Religion - Irving Hexman - Hardcover' with ISBN 9780830814046 and ISBN 0830814043.