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Religion: A Research Guide: Atlases

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Atlas of the World's Religions. Ninian Smart and Frederick W. [i.e., M.] Denny, editors. 2nd edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
(Olin Reference G 1046 .E4 A7 2007 ++).
"The best concise atlas of the major world religions and their traditions: Hinduism, Buddhism, East Asian traditions, Pacific religions, the Ancient Near East and Europe, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, African religions, and indigenous religions. Includes an updated glossary, bibliography, and index. In addition to a new main editor, the 2nd ed. has five additional new contributors. The overall organization of the atlas is the same as the 1st ed., but there are ten new maps in the 2nd ed., including diasporic religions today, new religions in the modern world, religion and ecology, Christianities in South America, the Mormons and the Church of Latter-Day Saints, and Christian renewalism." [Guide to Reference].
Historical Atlas of Islam. Edited by Hugh Kennedy. 2nd edition, revised. Leiden: Brill, 2002.
(Online; also in print: Olin Reference G 1786 .S1 H67 2002 ++)