Encyclopedia of religious rites, rituals, and festivals

Published
  • New York, NY : Routledge 2004
Physical description
1 online resource (764 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-61472-869-0
  • 1-78034-317-5
  • 0-203-95408-4
  • 0-203-48425-8
Notes
  • "A Berkshire Reference work."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2006. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries. "This edition published in the Taylor & Francis e-Library, 2006."
  • English
Contents
  • Book Cover; Half-Title; Series; Title; Copyright; Contents; Editorial Advisory Board; List of Entries; Introduction; Entries A to Z; List of contributors; Index
Related item
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-415-94180-6
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0647/2003020389-d.html
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1003/2003020389-b.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Encyclopedias.
  • Encyclopédie (Descripteur de forme)
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
  • Wörterbuch.
Language
  • English

Summary

  • This complex topic is explored through articles covering general concepts and ideas, major forms of ritual and festival, life cycle rites and specific rites and festivals such as Easter, Christmas, Passover, Ramadan and many more.

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