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The New Lion Handbook

The World's Religions

Christopher Partridge

496 pages
SPCK Group
This long established and highly regarded reference work on the Lion list is now available in a popular flexiback format. With expert authorship, this book draws on a team of over 80 contributors, including twelve eminent consulting editors, representing a wide international spectrum from UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Japan and Australia. The text includes 'insider' articles on each of the major faiths, written by a practising member of each of the faiths featured; sections on understanding religion; religions of antiquity; and indigenous religions; and a final section on key developments in the modern world such as the emergence of new religions an alternative therapies.
Author Bio
Christopher Partridge is Professor of Contemporary Religion at University College Chester. He is the editor of the highly-acclaimed Encyclopedia of New Religions (Lion).