Holy People of the World [3 volumes]: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia (Hardback)
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Holy People of the World [3 volumes]: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia (Hardback)

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Hardback 999 Pages / Published: 15/12/2004
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A cross-cultural encyclopedia of the most significant holy people in history, examining why people in a wide range of religious traditions throughout the world have been regarded as divinely inspired.


* Approximately 1,200 entries including biographical sketches of holy men and women, plus 20 overview articles and 64 comparative essays

* 270 contributors include scholars from 20 countries-all leading authorities on the individuals and religions they write about

* Hundreds of historical photographs, illustrations, and paintings depicting holy men and women

* End-of entry bibliographic citations to guide readers to further sources on each topic

* Exhaustive subject index

* Rich cross-referencing structure that aids navigation among related entries

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781576073551
Number of pages: 999
Weight: 3198 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 73 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Nothing matches this work's coverage of women, people of color, and the breadth of world cultures." - Library Journal
"'Holy People of the World is truly a multicultural and diverse reference work . . . highly recommended for academic and public libraries." - MultiCultural Review

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