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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:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This masterful 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: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
6 v. (cxvi, 3200, I-51 p.) : ill., maps
(DLC) 2010029403
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Gordon Melton; Martin Baumann
ISBN: 9781780343716 178034371X
OCLC Number: 764567612
Notes: A-Z.
Description: 1 online resource (1753 entries) : 973 images, digital files
Responsibility: J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann, editors ; Todd M. Johnson, World Religious Statistics ; Donald Wiebe, Introduction.

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