Religious Holidays and Calendars: An Encyclopedic Handbook / Edition 3

Religious Holidays and Calendars: An Encyclopedic Handbook / Edition 3

by Karen Bellenir
     
 

ISBN-10: 0780806654

ISBN-13: 9780780806658

Pub. Date: 02/28/2004

Publisher: Omnigraphics, Incorporated

Arrangement of material in this reference is in three sections: the history of calendars--the basics, the history, and calendar reform; calendars and holidays for religious groups (including info on some 20 major religions); and appendices (resources, chronology, bibliography) and indices (by holiday and calendar, as well as a master index). The new edition (previous:

Overview

Arrangement of material in this reference is in three sections: the history of calendars--the basics, the history, and calendar reform; calendars and holidays for religious groups (including info on some 20 major religions); and appendices (resources, chronology, bibliography) and indices (by holiday and calendar, as well as a master index). The new edition (previous: 1998) incorporates 100 new entries descibing holidays not previously covered, for a total of some 500; some new illustrations (b&w); and expansion of information on Christianity into three chapters on Roman Catholic and Protestant, Orthodox, and non-Trinitarian and non-traditional. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780780806658
Publisher:
Omnigraphics, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 11.34(h) x 1.48(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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