Fortress Press

Atlas of World Religions

Atlas of World Religions

Tim Dowley (Author)


Understanding the where of the world’s religious traditions is an important component of understanding the what. Now, as part of a brand-new series of atlas resources, Fortress Press is pleased to offer an affordable, compact yet comprehensive atlas of world religions.   

The Atlas of World Religions is newly built from the ground up. Featuring more than fifty new maps, graphics, and timelines, the atlas is an immensely helpful companion to any study of world religions. Concise, helpful text written by acknowledged authorities guides the experience and interprets the visuals. 

Consciously written for students at any level, the volume is perfect for independent students, as well as those in structured courses.

The atlas provides ample and equal coverage of all of the world’s major religious traditions, as well as generous coverage of regional or indigenous traditions in specific regions of the world. 

The atlas is grounded in a helpful section on the earliest humans and the spread of the first organized religions, and it culminates in up-to-date maps of religion in the world today.

  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9781451499681
  • eBook ISBN 9781506439754
  • Dimensions 7.5 x 9.25
  • Pages 120
  • Publication Date December 1, 2017



A Chronology of World Religions

Part 1: The Ancient World

Part 2: Hinduism

Part 3: Buddhism

Part 4: Judaism

Part 5: Christianity

Part 6: Islam

Part 7: World Religions Today

Further Reading