ABC-CLIO describes their World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy as a virtual textbook that covers religion across the globe, making student research on faith and belief across humanity easier, and enabling a deeper understanding of the complex issues facing us in the 21st century. The file includes thousands of reference entries covering belief, celebration, practice and holidays, as well as important individuals, events, and places, along with scholarly essays, 50+ religion overviews, and primary sources (documents, images, and video). The advisor for the file is J. Gordon Melton.
Now you can try the file for free: just go to: http://religion.abc-clio.com and use these log-ins:
This free trial is good through November 27th, so do enjoy it till then. And look for my full review of World Religions in the December 2011 Library Journal.
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