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Religion Past and Present: Encyclopedia of Theology and Religion (14 volumes, including index) (New)
by Betz, Hans Dieter
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Book ID: 9789004146662, 9004146660
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Brill announces a new major reference work: Religion Past and Present (RPP). Religion Past and Present is the English version of the 4th edition of Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG), the highly respected, authoritative encyclopedia of Christian theology, biblical studies and religious studies.
Taking into account the latest research developments, Religion Past and Present offers a wide-ranging and multi-denominational approach to all aspects of the study of religion.
- Standard reference work in the field since the publication of its first edition in 1908
- Strongly international, cross-cultural and ecumenical: over 3,000 authors from 88 countries
- Covers an unparalleled breadth of subject matter in theological and biblical studies
- Up-to-date research findings and bibliographies make it an indispensable resource for all levels of users
- Interdisciplinary: articles cover a wide range of topics from history, archaeology, liturgy, law, bible, music, visual arts, politics, social sciences, natural sciences, ethics, and philosophy
- Short definitions and cross-references make for quick and easy searching
- Over 15,000 entries: 8 million words
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