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AtheismWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Atheism: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Michael Ruse

Published in Print: 
26 February 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569894
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199334599.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199334599
Over the last decade, "New Atheists" such as Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens have pushed the issue of atheism to the forefront of public discussion. Yet very few of ... More
The BibleWhat Everyone Needs to Know ®

The Bible: What Everyone Needs to Know ®  

Michael Coogan

Published in Print: 
28 January 2021
Published Online: 
03 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569962
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199383047.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199383047
The Bible is the most influential book in Western history. As the foundational text of Judaism and Christianity, the Bible has been interpreted and reinterpreted over millennia, utilized ... More
BuddhismWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Buddhism: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Dale S. Wright

Published in Print: 
11 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569559
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190843670.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190843670
Buddhism is one of the oldest and largest of the world’s religions. But it is also a tradition that has proven to have enormous contemporary relevance. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, who ... More
The Catholic ChurchWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Catholic Church: What Everyone Needs to Know® (2 ed.)  

John L. Allen

Published in Print: 
22 May 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569955
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199379804.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199379804
Roman Catholicism stands at a crossroads, a classic ''best of times, worst of times'' moment. On the one hand, the Catholic Church remains by far the largest branch of the worldwide ... More
MormonismWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Mormonism: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Terryl Givens

Published in Print: 
26 November 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569658
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190885083.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190885083
Mormonism, or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is America's most successful-and most misunderstood-home grown religion. The church today boasts more than 15 million members ... More
The Qur'anWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Qur'an: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jane McAuliffe

Published in Print: 
22 July 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569610
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190867683.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190867683
Millions of non-Muslims know the name of the Muslim scripture, whether it is written as “Qur’an” or “Quran” or “Koran.” But for most, that is all they know. Many have fallen victim to the ... More
ShariahWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Shariah: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

John L. Esposito and Natana J. DeLong-Bas

Published in Print: 
26 July 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569887
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199325054.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199325054
Sharia is by now a term that most Americans and Europeans recognize, though few really understand what it means. Often portrayed as a medieval system used by religious zealots to oppress ... More

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