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The first edition (1987) of the Encyclopedia of Religion is available in the Reference Room --

The Encyclopedia of religion / [editor in chief, Mircea Eliade ; editors, Charles J. Adams ... et al.].
New York : Macmillan, c1987.
Andover-Harv. Theol | Ref. | BL31.E46 1987

The second edition (2005) is both online and also in the Reference Room --

Encyclopedia of religion / Lindsay Jones, editor in chief. Detroit : Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. [2nd ed.]Online Networked Resource |
Andover-Harv. Theol | Ref. | BL31 .E46 2005


Online version of Encyclopedia of Religion, 2nd ed. includes almost all the original 2,750 entries (many updated) from the first edition edited by Mircea Eliade and published in 1987 plus almost 600 new articles. It covers almost all topics on the world's religions including Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism, new religious movements, ethics, feminist theology, ecology and religion, gender and religion, politics and religion, science and religion, art and religion, and film and religion. It is considered the standard English language resource in the field.

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