Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions: Faith and Culture across History [2 volumes]

Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions: Faith and Culture across History [2 volumes]


  • Author: Susan de-Gaia
  • Release Date : 2018-11-30
  • Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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This reference offers reliable knowledge about women's diverse faith practices throughout history and prehistory, and across cultures.• Offers nearly 300 reference articles by international scholars of religion, women, and history• Provides an overview of the religious experiences of women across time, faiths, and cultures• Devotes sections to particular religious traditions to provide information about the role of women and the feminine devine within those faiths• Presents reference information about the experiences of women within religions• Directs the user to additional resources via suggestions for further reading and an end-of-work bibliography...

Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions  Faith and Culture across History  2 volumes
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Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions Faith and Culture across History 2 volumes


  • Author : Susan de-Gaia
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2018-11-30
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440848506


Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions Faith and Culture across History 2 volumes Book Description :

This reference offers reliable knowledge about women's diverse faith practices throughout history and prehistory, and across cultures. • Offers nearly 300 reference articles by international scholars of religion, women, and history • Provides an overview of the religious experiences of women across time, faiths, and cultures • Devotes sections to particular religious traditions to provide information about the role of women and the feminine devine within those faiths • Presents reference information about the experiences of women within religions • Directs the user to additional resources via suggestions for further reading and an end-of-work bibliography...

Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America  Native American creation stories
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Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America Native American creation stories


  • Author : Academic Dean and Professor of Church History Emeritae Rosemary Skinner Keller
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Women
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0253346878


Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America Native American creation stories Book Description :

A fundamental and well-illustrated reference collection for anyone interested in the role of women in North American religious life....

Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America
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Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America


  • Author : Rosemary Skinner Keller
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780253346858


Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America Book Description :

A fundamental and well-illustrated reference collection for anyone interested in the role of women in North American religious life....

Food  Feasts  and Faith  An Encyclopedia of Food Culture in World Religions  2 volumes

Food Feasts and Faith An Encyclopedia of Food Culture in World Religions 2 volumes


  • Author : Paul Fieldhouse
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-04-17
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610694124


Food Feasts and Faith An Encyclopedia of Food Culture in World Religions 2 volumes Book Description :

An indispensable resource for exploring food and faith, this two-volume set offers information on food-related religious beliefs, customs, and practices from around the world. • Provides up-to-date factual information, introduces concepts of food as being more than just nutrients, and enables an understanding of diverse religious traditions and the importance of food in people's lives • Includes coverage of less well-known rituals and religions that are often skipped in world religion texts • Presents material in a way that is accessible to readers without previous exposure to, or command of, sociological or anthropological language and concepts...

War and Religion  An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict  3 volumes

War and Religion An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict 3 volumes


  • Author : Jeffrey M. Shaw Ph.D.
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-03-27
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610695176


War and Religion An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict 3 volumes Book Description :

This three-volume reference provides a complete guide for readers investigating the crucial interplay between war and religion from ancient times until today, enabling a deeper understanding of the role of religious wars across cultures. • Enables readers to explore the ongoing and important relationship between war and religion across history through coverage of the wars themselves; the important leaders, battles, and campaigns; and the treaties that resulted from these wars • Directs readers to further reading material and supplies a comprehensive bibliography that guides further inquiry into the topic of war and religion • Supplies primary source documents that include letters written by participants of the Crusades, proclamations and declar...

The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions

The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions


  • Author : Patrick Taylor
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780252094330


The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions Book Description :

The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions is the definitive reference for Caribbean religious phenomena from a Caribbean perspective. Generously illustrated, this landmark project combines the breadth of a comparative approach to religion with the depth of understanding of Caribbean spirituality as an ever-changing and varied historical phenomenon. Organized alphabetically, entries examine how Caribbean religious experiences have been shaped by and have responded to the processes of colonialism and the challenges of the postcolonial world. Systematically organized by theme and area, the encyclopedia considers religious traditions such as Vodou, Rastafari, Sunni Islam, Sanatan Dharma, Judaism, and the Roman Catholic and Seventh-day Adventist churches. D...

Encyclopedia of Sacred Places
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Encyclopedia of Sacred Places


  • Author : Norbert Brockman
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011-09-13
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781598846546


Encyclopedia of Sacred Places Book Description :

This thoroughly revised and updated encyclopedia documents the diversity of shrines, temples, holy places, and pilgrimage sites sacred to the world's major religious traditions, and illustrates their elemental place in human culture....

Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body  2 volumes
Score: 3
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Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body 2 volumes


  • Author : Victoria Pitts-Taylor
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2008-09-30
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781567206913


Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body 2 volumes Book Description :

Pop culture and the media today are saturated with the focus on the aesthetics of the human body. Magazines and infotainment shows speculate whether this or that actress had breast implants or a nose job. Americans are not just focusing on celebrities but on themselves too and today have unprecedented opportunities to rework what nature gave them. One can now drop in to have cosmetic surgery at the local mall. Contemplating the superficial nature of it all grows tiresome, and pop culture vultures and students can get a better fix for their fascination with the body beautiful through the cultural insight provided in this amazing set. Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body is a treasure trove of essays that explore the human body alphabetically by part, det...

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices  Religions and denominations

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices Religions and denominations


  • Author : Thomas Riggs
  • Publisher : Gale Cengage
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Electronic books
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0787666122


Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices Religions and denominations Book Description :

In 1,800 pages across 3 volumes, Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers....

Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America  Women and religion  methods of study and reflection
Score: 5
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Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America Women and religion methods of study and reflection


  • Author : Academic Dean and Professor of Church History Emeritae Rosemary Skinner Keller
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Women
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 025334686X


Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America Women and religion methods of study and reflection Book Description :

A fundamental and well-illustrated reference collection for anyone interested in the role of women in North American religious life....