Chichester, West Sussex :, Wiley Blackwell,, 2014.
1 online resource (xiii, 265 pages)
This cool, clear-sighted comparative study has no theological axe to grind. It offers a trusty thematic guide to the figureheads of three of the largest religions in the world. The comparative approach is descriptive and even-handed, highlighting both similarities and differences across a range of major areas.The thematic chapters cover: early life, followers, the core message, political attitudes, relations with women, and death.The engaging writing and descriptive approach make this an ideal text for students, instructors and general readers.