Is there only one god? Why must people suffer? What happens after we die? Billions of people around the world find meaning in religion, but what ideas underpin such beliefs, and how did they develop?
Written in plain English and covering the world's major faiths, The Religions Book is packed with short, pithy explanations that cut through the jargon, step-by-step diagrams that untangle the central tenets, and witty illustrations that play with our perception of religion.
Whatever your level of understanding, whether you are interested in global diversity of beliefs or the concepts that connect them, you'll find plenty to intrigue and engage you in this book.