COMPLIED BY JOHN HUNT
AMG’s HANDI-REFERENCE WORLD RELIGIONS AND CULTS is a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of all the variety of beliefs present in the world today. It analyzes the Christian faith, cults, non-Christian world religions, contemporary movements, and atheistic beliefs and then highlights their dangers and compares them with the truth of Scripture.
The greatest need in the world today is for the truth of the Christian gospel to be spread. However, a necessary part of that activity is to identify and expose false religion in all its forms. AMG’s Handi-Reference:World Religions and Cults leaves no stone unturned in its examination of false teaching. The approach is from an evangelical Christian perspective, aiming to help both understanding and discernment in approaching the variety of beliefs widespread in the world today.
Section 1 covers twelve classical religions: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Taoism, Judaism, Jainism, Confucianism, Bahai, Shinto and Zoroastrianism. Extensive quotations from each group’s scriptures are quoted. Handy list and tables are provider along with background articles, analysis of beliefs, and comparison with Christian beliefs.
Section 2 covers the traditional major Christian cults: Christian Science, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and Mormonism. Also covered are religious practices from the New Age Movement, Hare Krishna, and Scientology to Transcendental Meditation.