Religion Past and Present (BOK)

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"Religion Past and Present (RPP)" is a complete, updated English translation of the 4th edition of the definitive encyclopedia of religion worldwide "The Peerless Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG)". Including the latest developments in research, Religion Past and Present encompasses a vast range of subjects connected with religion. This great resource, now at last available in English, continues the tradition of deep knowledge and authority relied upon by generations of scholars in religious, theological, and biblical studies. "Religion Past and Present" indisputably belongs to the small class of essential reference works. "RGG" has been a standard reference work since the publication of the first edition in 1908. Strongly international, cross-cultural and ecumenical, it is written by over 3,000 authors from 88 countries. it covers an unparalleled breadth of subject matter in theological and biblical studies. Its up-to-date research and bibliographies make it an indispensable resource for all levels of users. It features interdisciplinary articles that cover a wide range of topics from history, archaeology, liturgy, law, bible, music, visual arts, politics, social sciences, natural sciences, ethics, and philosophy. The 4th edition of "RGG", the basis of the "RPP" translation, includes hundreds of new entries on Eastern religions and other religious subjects. The editors of "RPP" have added a number of articles and revised others for a global English-speaking readership. Its short definitions and cross-references enable quick and easy searching. It includes over 15,000 entries and 8 million words. It also includes 13 volumes and an index. Its completion scheduled for 2013.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forlag
ISBN 9789004163324 Antall sider 738
Dimensjoner 19cm x 26,5cm x 6,1cm Vekt 2144 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Bernd Janowski, Don S. Browning, Eberhard Jungel, Hans Dieter Betz
Emner og form Religion: general, Reference works