Religions Of World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia Of Beliefs And Practices, 2nd Edition

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  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2011
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Overview

Entries examine every major belief and significant practice around the world as well as the religious history of each and key religious communities.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
A-Z List of Entries.
Preface: An Overview of the World's Religions.
Acknowledgments.
Basic Bibliography.
Introduction: The Study of Religion.
A Statistical Approach to the World's Religious Adherents, 2000-2050 CE.
Religious Adherents of the World by Continent and Region.
About the Editors and Contributors.
Editorial Board.
1: Religions of the World.
2: A Abd Al-Aziz Ibn Sa'ud.
3: Abduh, Muhammad.
4: Abeel, David.
5: Aboriginal Cult of Maria Lionza.
6: Aboriginal Religions.
7: Abraham/Abram.
8: Abu Hanifa.
9: AD2000 and Beyond Movement.
10: Adidam.
11: Advent.
12: Adventism.
13: Afghani, Jamal al-Din al-.
14: Afghanistan.
15: Africa Inland Church.
16: African Apostolic Church of Johane Marange.
17: African Brotherhood Church.
18: African Christian Church and Schools.
19: African Church, Nigeria.
20: African Church of the Holy Spirit.
21: African Independent Pentecostal Church.
22: African Initiated (Independent) Churches.
23: African Israel Church, Nineveh.
24: African Methodist Episcopal Church.
25: African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
26: African Orthodox Church.
27: African Protestant Church.
28: African Traditional Religions.
29: Agnosticism.
30: Agonshu.
31: Agrippa Von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius.
32: Ahmad, Mirza Ghulam Hazrat.
33: Ahmadiyya Anjuman Islaat Islam, Lahore.
34: Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam.
35: Aivanhov, Omraam Mikhael.
36: Aladura Churches.
37: Albania.
38: Albania, Orthodox Autocephalous Church of.
39: Alchemy, Daoist.
40: Alevism.
41: Algeria.
42: Ali ibn Abi Talib.
43: All Africa Conference of Churches.
44: All Ceylon Buddhist Congress.
45: Alliance World Fellowship.
46: Altered States of Consciousness.
47: Amarnath.
48: Ambedkar Buddhism.
49: American Atheists.
50: American Baptist Association.
51: American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A..
52: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
53: American Samoa.
54: Amish.
55: Amitabha Buddhist Societies.
56: Amitabha's Birthday.
57: An Najaf.
58: Anabaptism.
59: Ananda Marga Yoga Society.
60: Ancestors.
61: Ancient and Mystical Order Rosae Crucis.
62: Ancient Church of the East.
63: Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church.
64: Andorra.
65: Angels.
66: Angkor Wat.
67: Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and Polynesia.
68: Anglican Church in Japan.
69: Anglican Church of Australia.
70: Anglican Church of Canada.
71: Anglican Church of Hong Kong and Macao.
72: Anglican Church of Kenya.
73: Anglican Church of Korea.
74: Anglican Church of North America.
75: Anglican Communion/Anglican Consultative Council.
76: Anglican Diocese in Angola.
77: Anglican Province of the Southern Cone of America.
78: Angola.
79: Anguilla.
80: Antarctica.
81: Anthroposophical Society.
82: Antigua and Barbuda.
83: Apostles of Infinite Love.
84: Apostolic Assembly of Faith in Jesus Christ, U.S.A..
85: Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East.
86: Apostolic Church.
87: Apostolic Church of Faith in Jesus Christ of Mexico.
88: Apostolic Faith.
89: Apostolic Faith Mission.
90: Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa.
91: Apostolic Sabbath Church of God.
92: Apostolic World Christian Fellowship.
93: Ararat, Mount.
94: Arcane School.
95: Arès Pilgrims.
96: Argentina.
97: Arius.
98: Armenia.
99: Armenian Apostolic Church (Holy See of Etchmiadzin).
100: Armenian Apostolic Church (See of the Great House of Cilicia).
101: Armenian Catholic Church.
102: Arminius, Jacob.
103: Army of Mary.
104: Arnold, Gottfried.
105: Aro gTér.
106: Arsha Vidya Gurukulam.
107: Art of Living Foundation.
108: Aruba.
109: Arunachala.
110: Arya Samaj.
111: Ascension Day.
112: Asceticism.
113: Ashoka.
114: Ashura.
115: Assemblies of God.
116: Assemblies of God in Brazil.
117: Assemblies of God Incorporated.
118: Assemblies of Yahweh.
119: Associated Churches of Christ in New Zealand.
120: Association for Research and Enlightenment.
121: Association of Baptist Churches in Rwanda.
122: Association of Evangelical Reformed Churches of Burkino Faso.
123: Association of German Mennonite Congregations.
124: Association The Church of God.
125: Astrology.
126: Astrology, Hindu.
127: Athanasius.
128: Atheism.
129: Athens.
130: Athos, Mount.
131: Atisha.
132: Augustine of Hippo.
133: Augustinians.
134: Aum Shinrikyô/Aleph.
135: Aumist Religion.
136: Australia.
137: Austria.
138: Austrian Buddhist Association.
139: Avebury.
140: Azerbaijan.
141: B Baal Shem Tov.
142: Baha'i Faith.
143: Bahamas.
144: Bahamas National Baptist Missionary and Education Convention.
145: Bahá'u'lláh.
146: Bahrain.
147: Bailey, Alice Ann.
148: Bangladesh.
149: Bangladesh Baptist Sangha.
150: Baptist Association of El Salvador.
151: Baptist Bible Fellowship International.
152: Baptist Convention of Haiti.
153: Baptist Convention of Hong Kong.
154: Baptist Convention of Kenya.
155: Baptist Convention of Nicaragua.
156: Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec.
157: Baptist Convention of Western Cuba.
158: Baptist Union of Denmark.
159: Baptist Union of Great Britain.
160: Baptist Union of Hungary.
161: Baptist Union of New Zealand.
162: Baptist Union of South Africa/Baptist Convention of South Africa.
163: Baptist World Alliance.
164: Baptists.
165: Barbados.
166: Basel Mission.
167: Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro.
168: Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida.
169: Batak Christian Community Church.
170: Bear Butte.
171: Bektashi Order (Bektashiye).
172: Belarus.
173: Belgium.
174: Belize.
175: Benares.
176: Bene Israel.
177: Benedictines.
178: Bengal Orissa Bihar Baptist Convention.
179: Benin.
180: Bermuda.
181: Besant, Annie.
182: Beta Israel.
183: Bhutan.
184: Bible Sabbath Association.
185: Bilal.