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A Pocket Essential Short Introduction to Religion
A Pocket Essential Short Introduction to Religion

A Pocket Essential Short Introduction to Religion

Short History


256 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Mobipocket, PDF, EPUB

PDF, $12.99 (US $12.99) (CA $17.99)

Publication Date: August 2019

ISBN 9780857301734

Rights: US & MX

Oldcastle Books Ltd (Aug 2019)
Oldcastle Books


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During this time of conflict and suspicion, it is perhaps more important than ever to understand the beliefs and philosophies of other cultures. A Short History of Religion provides a useful guide to the world’s most popular religions – Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism and Hinduism – describing their origins and history, beliefs, worship and sacred writings, but also investigates many of the smaller and lesser known religions as well as newer movements such as Scientology, Wicca and Raëlism.

Author Biography

Gordon Kerr worked in bookselling and publishing before becoming a full-time writer. He is the author of several titles including A Short History of Europe, A Short History of Africa, A Short History of China, A Short History of Brazil, A Short History of the First World War and A Short History of the Vietnam War. He divides his time between Dorset and Southwest France