Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations, Volume 1

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ABC-CLIO, 2011 - Religion - 1036 pages
Religious Celebrations is an alphabetically organized encyclopedia that covers more than 800 celebratory occasions from all of the world's major religious communities as well as many of the minor faith traditions. The encyclopedia provides a complete reference tool for examining the myriad ways people worldwide celebrate their religious lives across religious boundaries, providing information on numerous celebratory activities never before covered in a reference work.
 

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J. Gordon Melton is distinguished professor of American religious history at Baylor University, Waco, TX, and the director of the Institute for the Study of American Religion, located for many years in Santa Barbara, CA. Melton is the author of more than 40 books.

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