A New dictionary of religions

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass., USA .

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Other titlesPenguin dictionary of religions.
Statementedited by John R. Hinnells.
ContributionsHinnells, John R.
LC ClassificationsBL31 .N48 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 760 p. :
Number of Pages760
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1086367M
ISBN 100631181393
LC Control Number94010302

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Allen (ed.), The Egyptian Book of the Dead: Documents in the Oriental Institute Museum at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press. Abridged from the acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, this Concise version is written by an expert team of 80 international and multi-faith contributors.

It contains entries on all the major and many minor religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Shinto, Sikhism, and Taoism. Over entries cover movements, sects, and cults, from Cargo Cults.

This is a list of encyclopedias as well as encyclopedic and biographical dictionaries published on the subjects of religion and mythology in any language. Entries are in the English language unless specifically stated as otherwise.

A View of Religions is an 18th-century comprehensive survey of world religions by the American author, Hannah published in Boston, Massachusetts init was a pioneering work in that it represented denominations from the perspective of their adherents, without imposing Adams' own preferences.

The book was divided into sections and passed through several editions, which included Author: Hannah Adams. 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/5.

Amer. Jrnl. Semitic Lang. & Lit. 58 23 Mohammed considers himself not the founder of a new religion but rather a protagonist of the age-old religion of the Book.

Oliver Afr. Experience () vii. 85 When Islam eventually became a religion of the book, other ‘people of the book’, Christians and Jews, were specifically excluded. DK illustrated dictionary of religions. New York, NY: DK Publishing. Type of Reference: Dictionary Call Number: Brief Description This illustrated dictionary showcases ancient and newer religions from all over world.

Review: Booklist Online. (, March ) [Review of the book DK illustrated dictionary of religions]. Booklist Online/5(7). Historical Dictionary of New Religious Movements. by George D. Chryssides. Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series.

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Schmidt5/5(1). Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions is arguably the most significant reference book on the subject to be published.

Formerly titled Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult, it provides reliable information on the history and beliefs of nearly every form of religion active extensively revised edition includes new topics, updated information, and.

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The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions: Revised and Updated Edition by Larry A. Nichols, George Mather, Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Zondervan. The impressively comprehensive Brill Dictionary of Religion (BDR) Online addresses religion as an element of daily life and public discourse, is richly illustrated and with more than entries, the Brill Dictionary of Religion Online is a multi-media reference source on the many and various forms of religious commitment.

Includes bibliographical references (p. []) Includes indexes Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Dictionary: General books on religion / J.R. Hinnells -- African religions / A. Hastings -- Amerindian religions / S.J. Reno -- Ancient Egyptian religions / A.R.

David -- Ancient European religions / H. Ellis Davidson -- Ancient Near Eastern religions / A.R. David -- Arctic peoples' religions Pages: The Book of Religions Comprising The Views, Creeds, Sentiments, or Opinions, Of All The Principal Religious Sects In The World Particularly Of All Christian Denominations In Europe and America To Which Are Added Church and Missionary Statistics Together With Biographical Sketches By John Hayward Author of “New England Gazetteer” Boston.

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Noun 1. religious text - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing piece of writing, written. New Religions (Dream Revelations) (dreams) New religions and sects are constantly coming into being.

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The importance of understanding terms when discussing theology and doing apologetics cannot be overestimated. This is why a Theological Dictionary is so important. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions is the first comprehensive single-volume reference work offering authoritative coverage of ancient religions in the Mediterranean world.

Chronologically, the volume’s scope extends from pre-historical antiquity in the third millennium B.C.E. through the rise of Islam in the seventh. Alpha-omega definition, the beginning and the end.

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It provides wonderful images of religious objects, symbols, and figures accompanied by a detailed summary of the history, beliefs, myths, and practices of each religion/5(4). There is always something for word lovers when we add entries to the dictionary, but this time there's actually a new word meaning "word lover" among them: wordie, patterned after other words denoting enthusiasts such as foodie and groupie.A word used to identify other words is a new tool for linguists, and a demonym names a person who comes from a specific place, like Hoosier or Parisian.

The World’s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith (Tales of Wonder), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions.

This revised and updated edition provides sympathetic.Religion definition: Religion is belief in a god or gods and the activities that are connected with this | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.religious translate: 宗教的;宗教上的, 笃信宗教的;虔诚的.

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