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A Dictionary of Buddhism

A Dictionary of Buddhism   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
231,509 words
Illustration(s):
23
This dictionary features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion
Length:
472,935 words
Over 6,000 entries Based on the highly acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, this is an indispensable guide for both students and the general reader. It provides ... More
A Dictionary of Atheism

A Dictionary of Atheism   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy
Length:
17,055 words
Over 150 entries This new dictionary provides definitions of terms related to the subject of atheism, ranging from those of historic importance, including ... More
A Dictionary of Popes

A Dictionary of Popes (3 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Religion
Length:
299,808 words
‘well-researched, extremely well written, and a delightful exercise in its own right … an entertaining read for those of any religion or of none’ – Church Times ... More
A Dictionary of the Bible

A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
283,640 words
"Snappy entries elucidate hazy Biblical events." – Christopher Hirst, The Independent A Dictionary of the Bible is the most acclaimed, accessible, and ... More
Dictionary Plus Religion

Dictionary Plus Religion   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Religion
Length:
5,722 words
This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on faiths, people, institutions, and organizations relating to all areas of religion. These entries are supplementary to ... More
The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences
Length:
1.56 million words
2005 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2005 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature is a landmark work in the ... More
Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls   Reference library

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Current Version:
2008
When Bedouin shepherds discovered the first of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947, one of the most fascinating mysteries of ancient history was exposed. Embedded in the 850 manuscripts ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1.29 million words
Illustration(s):
571
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture is the most comprehensive reference work in this complex and diverse area of art history. Built on the acclaimed scholarship of the ... More
A Dictionary of Hinduism

A Dictionary of Hinduism   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion
Length:
194,444 words
Illustration(s):
28
Covering all the major Hindu practices, festivals, beliefs, gods, sacred sites, languages, and religious texts, this is the most comprehensive Hinduism dictionary of its kind. It contains ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

The Oxford Dictionary of Islam   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
187,750 words
Designed for readers with little or no knowledge of Islam, the Oxford Dictionary of Islam provides vividly-written, up-to-date, and authoritative entries. The Dictionary focuses primarily ... More
The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy

The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy, Religion
Length:
277,800 words
2006 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title There has been a long tradition of interest in philosophy in the Islamic world, and it is the aim of this comprehrensive reference work to ... More
A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
196,971 words
Illustration(s):
1
This highly readable guide to Judaism contains a wealth of information on every aspect of Jewish belief and practice, both ancient and modern. From Maimonides to Methuselah, Kabbalah to ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Bible

The Oxford Companion to the Bible   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
653,854 words
The Oxford Companion to the Bible provides an authoritative one-volume reference to the people, places, events, books, institutions, religious belief, and secular influence of ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
508,819 words
Over 1,900 entries This dictionary is a fascinating guide to the broad range of terms used in the study of the history of Christian art and architecture, ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion
Length:
2.08 million words
Uniquely authoritative and wide-ranging in its scope, The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church is the indispensable reference work on all aspects of the Christian Church. It contains ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
790,222 words
In 2,400 entries, The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion covers more than three millennia of Jewish religious thought, custom, law, and practice, from traditional approaches to ... More
The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity

The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
547,146 words
Over 1,100 entries Ambitious, authoritative, and comprehensive, The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity covers for the first time the 2000-year old story of ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion
Length:
676,222 words
Illustration(s):
6
Over 100 entries This work fills a crucial need in the field of biblical studies by providing detailed, comprehensive treatments of the latest approaches ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Politics
Length:
738,364 words
Over 400 entries The Encyclopedia provides in-depth coverage of the political dimensions of Islam and the Muslim world. Developments in Muslim societies in ... More

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