The major religions of the world are no longer in faraway places; they are now in our own neighborhoods,workplaces, and schools. Ita's vital that we as Christians understand their history, teachings, and traditionsso that we are better equipped to relate to them and communicate the gospel message to them. A great way to build these bridges to other faiths is through The Popular Encyclopedia of World Religions.This easya'toa'read, usera'friendly reference work will... explain the origins of each major world religion provide an overview of their key beliefs and practices reveal strategic A'contact pointsA? through which we can find ministry opportunities As a world traveler who has done religious research in 130 different countries, author Richard Wolff is wellqualified to guide readers through the unpredictable and intimidating maze of reaching out to Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, Jews,and others. This resource will give readers the knowledge, confidence, and direction they seek.Wolff, Richard is the author of 'Popular Encyclopedia of World Religions A User-friendly Guide to Their Beliefs, History, and Impact on Our World Today', published 2007 under ISBN 9780736920070 and ISBN 0736920072.