John F. A. Sawyer & J.M.Y. Simpson – Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion

John F. A. Sawyer & J.M.Y. Simpson – Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion
English | Size: 278.62 MB
Category: Academic / Reference

The Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion provides the specialist and the general reader with accurate, up-to-date information on every aspect of the crucial interface between language and religion. Easy access to material in over 320 articles by scholars in many fields is provided both in a clear thematic arrangement, and by means of a comprehensive and detailed general index. Discussion of many topics including the creation of special sacred scripts, religious calligraphy, and the use of religious symbols in meditation, magic and elsewhere, is enriched and elucidated by illustrations, diagrams and tables. [Read more…]