The state of religion atlas
Simon & Schuster, 1993 - Education - 126 pages
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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