The state of religion atlas

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Simon & Schuster, 1993 - Education - 126 pages
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A dramatic portrait of religion in the 1990s--from religious strife as a factor in civil wars to the public roles of women within the major faiths--brought to life in striking graphics and facts-at-your-fingertips immediacy. 35 color maps.

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Contents

lNTRODUCTlON
11
POPULAR RELIGIONS
17
BELlEFS
32
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About the author (1993)

Martin Palmer is the director of the International Consultancy on Religion, Education, and Culture (ICOREC), which specializes in religious, environmental, educational, and developmental projects and works with a variety of international organizations, such as the World Wide Fund for Nature, UNESCO, and the World Bank. He is the author of many books on religious topics and one of the foremost translators of ancient Chinese texts, having published translations of the Tao Te Ching, I Ching, Chuang Tzu, and Kuan Yin. A regular broadcaster on BBC TV and radio, Palmer records for them on his frequent visits to China. A leading expert on Taoist ritual, Palmer studied theology at Cambridge, with a special emphasis on Chinese and Japanese studies.

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