The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

Book - 1997
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The best-value and most wide-ranging reference volume available on the subject The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions is an exceptionally wide-ranging A-Z reference guide to the history, beliefs, dogmas, practices, individuals, customs, and artefacts of the worlds religions past and present. As well as detailed information on individual religious traditions there arefascinating general entries on common topics such as prayer, ethics, asceticism, confession, cosmology, art and architecture, and music. With over 8,200 entries from eighty multi-faith international contributors this really is the definitive one-volume work on all the worlds religions.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
ISBN: 9780192139658
Characteristics: xxiv, 1111 p. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bowker, John Westerdale


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