Holy People of the World: A Cross-cultural Encyclopedia, Volume 3

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Phyllis G. Jestice
ABC-CLIO, 2004 - Religion - 999 pages
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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.

 

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With contributions from over 200 international experts in religious studies and related fields, this reference work brings together over 1100 biographies of "founders, leaders, heroes, shamans, holy ... Read full review

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Covers a wide range of ancient holy men of all kinds: philosophers, prophets, scholars, deities. The book is very sucessful at depicting connection between various holy men of different cultures. Information is in great depth and was very useful for the work I'm writing! I think I might come back and read the whole book, later, for pleasure.  

Contents

A CrossCultural Encyclopedia A
1
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia B
91
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia C
153
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia D
213
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia E
247
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia F
269
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia G
289
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia H
337
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia O
649
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia P
667
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia Q
709
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia R
715
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia S
755
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia T
835
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia U
875
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia V
881

A CrossCultural Encyclopedia I
385
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia J
413
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia K
459
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia L
491
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia M
523
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia N
619
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia W
905
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia X
925
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia Y
927
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia Z
935
A CrossCultural Encyclopedia INDEX
947
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