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Britannica encyclopedia of world religions [electronic resource] / [ consulting editor, Wendy Doniger].

Other Title:
Encyclopedia of world religions
Publication:
Chicago, IL : Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1233 p.)
Subjects:
Religion -- Encyclopedias.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A guide to the religions of the world and to the concepts, movements, people, and events that have shaped them. It includes features such as: entries on religious movements and concepts, historical and legendary figures, divinities, religious sites and ceremonies; images that show sacred places, vestments, rituals, objects, and texts; and more.
Contents:
Advisors and Authors; CONTENTS; Editor's Preface; Introduction; Explanatory Notes; Guide to Pronunciation; Pronunciation Symbols; Encyclopedia of World Religions from Aaron to Zwingli; Major Articles; Color Plates: Sacred Places; Color Plates: Sacred Rituals; Color Plates: Sacred Images; Color Plates: Sacred Costumes; Bibliography
Notes:
"The original edition of this book, created in conjunction with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, was published in 1999 as Merriam-Webster's encyclopedia of world religions" -- T. p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1168-1181).
Contributor:
Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.
Doniger, Wendy.
ISBN:
1-281-25277-8
9786611252779
1-59339-491-8
OCLC:
319493641
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