New Reference Book: The Atlas of Religion

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant October 22nd, 2008

Deb Baker – Interim Reference Librarian

The Atlas of Religion by Joanne O’Brien and Martin Palmer, consultant editor David B. Barrett, Univ. of California Press, 2007.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: Ref. 200 Ob6

Atlas of Religion

Packed with visuals and maps, this atlas is divided into sections covering many aspects of the world’s major religions, nonbelievers, indigenous beliefs, and lesser known and emerging faiths. From the origins, development, and spread of religion to current issues and conflicts, this small volume’s scope is wide ranging.

HELPFUL FOR: Humanities III & V, Humanities electives

FUN FOR: news hounds, armchair theologians, devil’s advocates, debaters

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