Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, 2nd Edition
Developed by Thomas Riggs & Company, Missoula, Montana
“In 2,800 pages across four volumes, Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, 2nd Edition, provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions influence the daily lives of their followers. Volume 1, Religions and Denominations, contains entries on 13 major religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam, as well as entries on 28 denominations or sects, such as Tibetan Buddhism, Roman Catholicism, and Shiism. Volumes 2, 3, and 4 focus on the significant religions practiced in 195 countries . . . Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, 2nd Edition, features more than 725 color photographs and maps; a comparative table showing important facts about the 41 religions profiled; key-fact boxes; religious quotations; a glossary of terms; a chronology of events; a bibliography of general sources; and a comprehensive index.” (Thomas Riggs & Company, Missoula, Montana)
Founded in 1995, Thomas Riggs & Company is a book developer and publisher based in Missoula, Montana. It has won numerous awards, including Booklist Editors' Choice and the American Library Association's RUSA.