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The Penguin dictionary of religions

Author: John R Hinnells
Publisher: London, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1997.
Series: Penguin reference books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded new edView all editions and formats
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The Penguin Dictionary of Religions covers: religions throughout the world, including Buddhism, Christianity, Gnosticism, Hinduism, Islam, Jains, Judaism, and New Religious Movements; whole new sections, notably on religions in migration, Afro-Caribbean religious movements, modern North American developments, traditional religions in Latin America and Japanese New Religious Movements; and broad thematic issues, from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Hinnells
ISBN: 0140512616 9780140512618
OCLC Number: 38049689
Notes: "First published in Penguin Books as The Penguin dictionary of religions 1984. Second edition published by Blackwell Publishers as A new dictionary of religions 1995. Published in Penguin Books under the present title 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: xxxvii, 760 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin reference books.
Other Titles: Dictionary of religions
New dictionary of religions.
Responsibility: edited by John R. Hinnells.

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The Penguin Dictionary of Religions covers: religions throughout the world, including Buddhism, Christianity, Gnosticism, Hinduism, Islam, Jains, Judaism, and New Religious Movements; whole new sections, notably on religions in migration, Afro-Caribbean religious movements, modern North American developments, traditional religions in Latin America and Japanese New Religious Movements; and broad thematic issues, from migration and diaspora, gender and sexuality to mysticism and pilgrimage. There is a full bibliography and index, as well as an invaluable breakdown of contents by subject area.

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