Religion Past and Present, Volume 13 (Tol-Zyg)

Religion Past and Present, Volume 13 (Tol-Zyg)

by Hans Dieter Betz
     
 

Religion Past and Present (RPP) is a complete, updated English translation of the 4th edition of the definitive encyclopedia of religion worldwide. the peerless Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG). Including the latest developments in research, Religion Past and Present encompasses a vast range of subjects connected with religion. This great resource, now at

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Religion Past and Present (RPP) is a complete, updated English translation of the 4th edition of the definitive encyclopedia of religion worldwide. the peerless Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG). Including the latest developments in research, Religion Past and Present encompasses a vast range of subjects connected with religion. This great resource, now at last available in English, continues the tradition of deep knowledge and authority relied upon by generations of scholars in religious, theological, and biblical studies. Religion Past and Present indisputably belongs to the small class of essential reference works.

Key Features
• RGG has been a standard reference work since the publication of the first edition in 1908.
• Strongly international, cross-cultural and ecumenical, written by over 3,000 authors from 88 countries
• Covers an unparalleled breadth of subject matter in theological and biblical studies
• Up-to-date research 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.
• The 4th edition of RGG, the basis of the RPP translation, includes hundreds of new entries on Eastern religions and other religious subjects. The editors of RPP have added a number of articles and revised others for a global English-speaking readership.
• Short definitions and cross-references enable quick and easy searching
• Over 15,000 entries and 8 million words
• 13 volumes and an index
• Completion scheduled for 2013.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'We congratulate editors, translators and publishers on their great achievement and in such a short time. [...] well researched, carefully written and authoritative.'

J.K. Elliott, Novum Testamentum 56 (2014)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004173040
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/21/2012
Series:
Religion Past and Present, #13
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.70(h) x 2.40(d)

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