This book provides an encyclopedic view of the history, people, and practices of the world’s major and alternative religions. From Aaron to Zoroastrianism, nearly 300 entries examine key religious figures, prophets, deities, places, and scriptures, augmented by some 100 illustrations.A Handy GK Book A To Z of World Religions examines the world’s major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It also describes spiritual practices that predate organized religion. Druidism and goddess worship, the Red Paint culture, Native North American spirituality, and the ancient Celts still speak to people. Some of their ancient wisdom is referred to as New Age religion. The modern resurgence of Wicca is only one example.Timely and accessible, A Handy GK Book A To Z of World Religions examines the often conflicting theories and interpretations of spiritual and historical matters and provides a basic understanding of the world’s religious diversity.