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Encyclopedia of religious rites, rituals, and festivals
Encyclopedia of religious rites, rituals, and festivals
2004
Books
Review: "The Encyclopedia of Religious Rites, Rituals, and Festivals contains 130 entries contributed and signed by scholars from international universities and institutes, with expertise in such fields as Asian and Pacific studies, archaeology, communication studies, cultural anthropology, cultural studies, international studies, philosophy, psychological anthropology, religious studies, social anthropology, and theology." "An unprecedented resource, this new encyclopedia provides in-depth coverage of a vast array of worldwide practices with entries that draw on the latest research available, offering fresh insights while maintaining a connection with established scholarship. The cross-cultural coverage will help foster interfaith understanding as well as present and explain unfamiliar behaviors and rituals."--BOOK JACKET.
Main title:
Imprint:
New York : Routledge, 2004.
Collation:
xiii, 487 p. : ill., ; 29 cm.
Notes:
"A Berkshire Reference work."Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0415941806 (hbk)
Dewey class:
203.8203.803203.803
Language:
English
Electronic access:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibrarySociety and Beliefs203.8 ENCAvailable
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