Synopses & Reviews
Keys to understanding our shrinking world
A generation ago almost everyone a Christian encountered went to church--or at least knew he or she should. Today, with the world at America's doorstep, evangelical Christians more than ever need to understand their neighbors and their changing beliefs.
The Compact Guide to World Religions is a complete, easy-to-use handbook of the origins, basic beliefs, and evangelistic challenges and opportunities of the world's major religions in clear, easy-to-use chapters and charts.
Succinct, easy-to-read sections provide a fascinating guide to the world's major religions--including each faith's origins, basic beliefs, and Christian evangelistic obstacles and opportunities. Comparison charts and a bibliography present additional information and opportunities for further study.
Table of Contents
World religions overview -- Animism -- Buddhism -- Confucianism -- Hinduism -- Islam -- Judaism and the Jewish people -- Marxism -- New Age movement -- Secularism -- Shinto -- Taoism -- Is Jesus the only way to God? -- How can we know the Bible is the word of God?