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Religions of the world : a comprehensive encyclopedia of beliefs and practices

Author: J Gordon Melton; Martin Baumann
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Entries examine every major belief and significant practice around the world as well as the religious history of each and key religious communities.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Gordon Melton; Martin Baumann
ISBN: 9781598842036 159884203X
OCLC Number: 475446751
Description: 6 volumes (cxvi, 3200, I-51 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-B --
v. 2. C-D --
v. 3. E-H --
v. 4. I-M --
v. 5. N-R --
v. 6. S-Z.
Responsibility: J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann, editors ; Todd M. Johnson, world religious statistics ; Donald Wiebe, introduction.

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