Religion is central to the lives of millions of people around the globe. But how did the great religions begin, and what do their followers believe? Religions of the World tells the remarkable story of some of the faiths which have helped to shape the way we live today. Aimed at younger readers, it introduces the history and scriptures, beliefs and customs of some of humanity’s most enduring religious traditions, and looks at their place in the lives of men, women and children across the world.
About the Author
Neil Wenborn is a freelance writer and publishing consultant, whose work has appeared widely both in Britain and in the United States. Co-editor of the highly respected History Today Companion to British History (Collins and Brown) and A Dictionary of Jewish-Christian relations (Cambridge University Press), he has also written biographies of Haydn and Stravinsky, and is the author of Mendelssohn in Naxos’s Life and Music series. His publications include a study of Jane Austen’s Emma (humanities – ebooks.co.uk) and Confucius – In a Nutshell (Naxos AudioBooks). A collection of his award-winning poetry, Firedoors, is published by Rockingham Press.