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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] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This masterful six-volume encyclopedia provides comprehensive, global coverage of religion, emphasizing larger religious communities without neglecting the world's smaller religious outposts.

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Gordon Melton; Martin Baumann
ISBN: 9781598842036 159884203X 9781598842043 1598842048
OCLC Number: 1049768594
Description: 6 volumes (cxvi, 3,200, 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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