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Religion & Mythology


Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions , 9th ed., 2v, 2017

Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada—from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.

Milestone Documents of World Religions , 3v, 2011

Milestone Documents of World Religions examines the key sacred texts and foundational documents of the world's primary religions, from ancient times to the present, providing researchers with a fresh perspective on how critical religious texts have influenced both the past and the present.

Religions of the World , 2nd ed., 6v, 2010

Entries examine every major belief and significant practice around the world as well as the religious history of each and key religious communities

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, , 2nd ed., 4v, 2015

This set provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.


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