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encyclopedia of politics and religion

encyclopedia of politics and religion

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


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StatementRobert Wuthnow, editor in chief. Vol.2.
ContributionsWuthnow, Robert, 1946-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18127656M


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An appendix includes historic documents on politics and religion, ranging from Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses () to the Irish Peace Accords; excerpts from several world constitutions that include provisions on religion or religious practices; an annotated list of Internet sites relevant to the study of politics and religion; and a most useful glossary of many of the concepts, sacred texts, movements, and phrases used in the book Format: Hardcover.

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