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Nelson’s Illustrated Guide to Religions: A Comprehensive Introduction to the Religions of the World
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Nelson’s Illustrated Guide to Religions: A Comprehensive Introduction to the Religions of the World


Thomas Nelson 2009

Runs on Windows, Mac and mobile.


Everyday we encounter practitioners of many different religions. Nelson’s Illustrated Guide to Religions, by James A. Beverley, covers more than 200 religions, sects, and cults. It is the most complete and up-to-date Christian guide to world religions—perfect for the student as well as the layperson. Beverley’s work will help all Christians better understand the religious cultures around them.

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Be sure to check out James Beverley’s easy-to-use handbook, Religions A to Z.

Key Features

  • Profiles over 200 world religions, sects, and cults
  • Provides vibrant illustrations, charts, and tables
  • Equips Christians to engage with people from different religious backgrounds


  • Baha’i
  • Branch Davidians
  • Buddhism
  • Christian Science
  • Christian Sectarian Groups
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Jehovah’s Witness
  • Judaism
  • Mormonism
  • The New Age
  • Orthodoxy
  • Protestantism
  • Roman Catholicism
  • Satanism
  • Scientology
  • Sikhism
  • Unification Church
  • Witchcraft

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About the Author

James A. Beverley is professor of Christian thought and ethics at Tyndale Seminary in Toronto, Canada, and associate director of the Institute for the Study of American Religion in Santa Barbara. He has specialized in the study of new and world religions for three decades, and is the author of Religions A to Z.

Sample Pages from the Print Edition