Lee Bailey, Department of Philosophy and Religion, has edited a set of six reference books for libraries "Introduction to the World's Major Religions."
The set includes volumes on Judaism, Confucianism and Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism. They are in narrative style, each by one author, on the topics: History of Foundation, Texts and Major Tenets, Branches, Practices worldwide (including demographics), Rituals and Holidays, and Major Figures. He wrote the volume on Christianity. The series is published by Greenwood Press, a division of Praeger. Look for it in libraries in the next few months.