The HarperCollins Concise Guide to World Religion: The A-to-Z Encyclopedia of All the Major Religious Traditions
by Mircea Eliade and Ioan P. Couliano

Table of Contents


Note to Readers ix
Preface to the World English Edition xi
Introduction: Religion as System 1 (8)
PART I: THE RELIGIONS 9 (248)
African Religions
11 (12)
Australian Religions
23 (2)
Buddhism
25 (19)
Canaanite Religion
44 (4)
Celtic Religion
48 (4)
Central American Religions
52 (6)
Christian Religion
58 (32)
Confucianism
90 (5)
Dualistic Religions
95 (7)
Egyptian Religion
102 (6)
Germanic Religion
108 (5)
Greek Religion
113 (11)
Hellenistic Religions
124 (4)
Hinduism
128 (12)
Hittite Religion
140 (3)
Indo-European Religion
143 (2)
Islam
145 (18)
Jainism
163 (4)
Judaism
167 (17)
Mesopotamian Religion
184 (5)
Mystery Religions
189 (5)
North American Religions
194 (8)
Oceanic Religions
202 (3)
Prehistoric Religions
205 (4)
Roman Religion
209 (5)
Shamanism
214 (4)
Shinto
218 (6)
Slavic and Baltic Religions
224 (2)
South American Religions
226 (9)
Taoism
235 (6)
Thracian Religion
241 (4)
Tibetan Religion
245 (2)
Zoroastrianism
247 (10)
PART II: ANNOTATED INDEX 257