The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary is a six-volume state-of-the-art dictionary of the Bible offering the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of biblical subjects and topics. Endpaper maps of the Near Eastern world keyed to text for quick location of archaeological and biblical sites.
Articles by scientists of many fields, philosophers and thinkers from all the major world religions present a variety of perspectives on the major scientific discoveries of our time and their effects on our religious belief system.
This encyclopedia features more than 145 longer essays focusing on institutions, movements, and ideas. The authors weave biographical sketches into their articles to recognize the women responsible for the gains made over the centuries.
Provides statistical information on global Christianity, other world religions, and Christian activities in all 237 countries. Extensive data are available on thousands of Christian denominations, ethnolinguistic people groups, cities, and provinces.
Contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world including information from country censuses as well as best estimates best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world’s religions (18 categories, including atheists and agnostics) for the period 1900 to 2050.