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The HarperCollins dictionary of religion

Author: Jonathan Z Smith; William Scott Green; Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley; American Academy of Religion.
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Offers more than three thousand articles on the world of religion.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Z Smith; William Scott Green; Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley; American Academy of Religion.
ISBN: 0060675152 9780060675158 0006279678 9780006279679
OCLC Number: 33008593
Description: xxviii, 1154 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Editorial board --
Contributors --
Introduction / Jonathan Z. Smith --
Abbreviations --
Pronunciation key --
Note on transliteration --
List of illustrations --
The HarperCollins dictionary of religion, A-Z --
Feature articles. Religions of antiquity --
Buddhism --
Chinese religion --
Christianity --
Hinduism --
Islam --
Japanese religion --
Judaism --
New religions --
The study of religion --
Religions of traditional peoples --
Photograph credits.
Other Titles: Dictionary of religion
Responsibility: general editor, Jonathan Z. Smith ; associate editor, William Scott Green ; area editors, Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley [and others] ; with the American Academy of Religion.
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"This one goes right on my desk of working references I use everyday. In a world exploding with religious news, it's manna for journalists!"-- Bill Moyers"As a guide to comprehending religion's Read more...

 
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