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This authoritative four-volume reference work explores the origins, development, influence, and interrelations of the many faiths practiced in North America, including major world religions and emerging sects, cults and movements. The work covers the significant denominations and movements that have originated or flourished in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, from the beginning of European settlement to the present. Includes coverage of religious life amoung indigenous peoples; specific aspects of religous life; and the relationship of religion to the political, social, economic, and cultural spheres.
Topics include: church-state issues; environment and ecology; gay and lesbian issues; religion and politics; religious life of African Americans and Latinos; religious thought; role of women; worship. E47 Burgess, editor Call Number: BR E63 Melton's encyclopedia of American religions by J. M Brill's encyclopedia of Hinduism by Knut A. Jacobsen editor-in-chief Call Number: 3rd floor ref. B75 vols. Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism is a thematically organized encyclopedia, presenting the latest research on all the main aspects of the Hindu traditions.
Its essays are original work written by the world's foremost scholars on Hinduism. The encyclopedia aims at a balanced and even-handed view of Hinduism, recognizing the divergent perspectives and methods in the academic study of a religion that is both an ancient historical tradition and a flourishing tradition today.
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Johnson Call Number: 3rd floor ref. J65 Comprehensive reference book on the subject, covering practices, festivals, beliefs, gods, sacred sites, languages, religious texts, and much more. Find authoritative information on all aspects of Hinduism, from bhakti and Divali to Tantra and temples. P69 Includes chronology, bibliographical references, and index. Encyclopedia of Islam by Juan E.
Campo Call Number: 3rd floor ref. C36 In about A-to-Z entries, this encyclopedic guide explores the terms, concepts, personalities, historical events, and institutions that helped shape the history of this religion and the way it is practiced today. An informative introduction provides readers with an overview of Islam, and a chronology, a detailed bibliography, an index, and approximately 80 black-and-white photographs complete this timely resource.