The Concise Dictionary of World Religions

The Concise Dictionary of World Religions

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Abridged from the acclaimed "Oxford Dictionary of World Religions", this is the most comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary of religion available in paperback. Written by an expert team of contributors, the volume contains over 8,000 entries, an extensive topic index, and an original and in-depth introductory essay. This includes coverage of religions; movements, sects, and cults; texts or books; individuals; sacred sites; ethics; and themes such as prayer and music and dance. It has an extensive topic index groups entries under themes. It also presents an original and in-depth introductory essay on Religion.show more

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  • Paperback | 732 pages
  • 130.3 x 196.6 x 38.9mm | 547.41g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Abridged and updated ed
  • references, index
  • 0192800949
  • 9780192800947

Table of contents

CONTAINS ENTRIES ON: RELIGIONS; MOVEMENTS, SECTS AND CULTS; TEXTS; INDIVIDUALS; SACRED SITES; CUSTOMS; ETHICS; THEMES; ACCESSIBLE REFERENCE; TOPIC INDEXshow more

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