Facts on File World Religions Online

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World Religions Online is an unbiased, comprehensive guide to the world's major religions and spiritual traditions.From the beginnings of human history, societies and cultures have established themselves around religious and spiritual practices. Religion has affected decisions personal and political, local and global, and continues to play an important role in the lives of individuals and in the cultures of nations. Facts On File's new World Religions Online explores religion and spirituality in an objective manner, from the ceremonies of the first practitioners to the elaborate rituals of today.

  • Focused and thorough coverage: core essays covering all the basic information on the beliefs, practices, and history of each major religion; specially chosen support entries showing at a glance the important spiritual leaders, main holy days and festivals, and key topics and terms, and providing information on sacred texts
  • Topic Centers: informative introductory pages focusing on major religions and featuring links to core essays, fact files, timelines, image and video galleries, and more; the perfect starting point for research
  • Videos: fascinating, engaging videos, arranged in easy-to-use galleries, bringing spiritual traditions from around the world to life.


  • Coverage of 11 major religions, plus new and alternative religions
  • Overview essays, biographies, and entries on key topics and terms
  • Image galleries, including full-color photographs and original maps
  • Holidays and observances calendar
  • Search Assist technology
  • Persistent record links
  • List of contributors to the database
  • Dynamic citations in MLA and Chicago Manual of Style formats.

More information is available at Facts on File World Religions Online

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