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"Religions of the World, Second Edition: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices" is an extraordinary work, bringing together the scholarship of some 225 experts from around the globe. The encyclopedia's six volumes offer entries on every country of the world, with particular emphasis on the larger nations, as well as Indonesia and the Latin American ...more
Hardcover, 3200 pages
Published September 21st 2010 by ABC-CLIO (first published August 20th 2002)
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Melton, J. Gordon. Religions of the World: A Comprehensive
encyclopedia of beliefs and practices. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-
CLIO, 2010.

Citation by: Jamie Richardson
Type of Reference: Encyclopedia
Call Number: R291 Mel

Content/Scope: This book contains surveys of all major religions of the world. All major religions are accounted for and added to the information.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: No opinion based information in this book. All information compiled is done so by surveys given out.

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John Gordon Melton is an American religious scholar who was the founding director of the Institute for the Study of American Religion and is currently a research specialist in religion and New Religious Movements with the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion.

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