Religions of the World

Religions of the World

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices

Book - 2002
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An extraordinary survey, in four volumes, of the religious belief and practice in all 276 of the world's nations and territories.

* 1,200+ A-Z entries including individual religious groups, country-by-country entries, and core entries that address major world religions

* 200+ contributors including top religious scholars from around the globe

* Photographs of religious leaders, ceremonies, sacred structures, and artifacts such as an Aboriginal sacred Churunga and the Gurujem Monastery in Tibet

* Statistical data on the projected status of religions for 2000 to 2050 broken down by country and by type of religion

* Cross references and end-of-entry bibliographic citations

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2002
ISBN: 9781576072233
1576072231
Characteristics: 4 v. (lxxx, 1507 p.) : ill., maps
Additional Contributors: Melton, J. Gordon
Baumann, Martin

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