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xi. 301 p. Index (pp.259-301)
A survey of the world’s major religions, religious personalities, histories, sacred texts, mythologies, and mystical techniques, distilled from the late Mircea Eliade’s three-volume History of religious ideas and drawing on the 16-volume Macmillan Encyclopedia of religion, which Eliade edited.
An all-new completely up-to-date digest of Eliade’s monumental three-volume History of Religious Ideas, distilling Eliade’s lifework into one accessible A-Z volume. Includes both an index and brief identifications of key religions, sacred books, and spiritual themes.