Britannica’s World Religions comprehensive CD-ROM contains 3,500 authoritative entries that discuss in detail a variety of topics including religious movements, concepts, historical and legendary figures, divinities, spiritual characters, and important religious locations. You’ll also find in-depth articles on the major religions of our time such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.


  • 3,500 Encyclopædia Britannica articles
  • Hundreds of photos, maps, illustrations, and audio and video clips
  • See the sacred costumes, places, and rituals that represent different religions
  • Let audio and video clips take you to the Acropolis, Gandhi’s funeral procession, Vatican City, and other key sites
  • Travel through religious history with interactive timelines dating back thousands of years
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