RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD
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Experiences of Place

Edited by Mary N. MacDonald

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PAPERBACK

$18.95 • £15.95 • €17.00

ISBN 9780945454380

Publication Date: 04/30/2003

Short

200 pages

16 halftones, 5 maps, 1 line drawing

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Place and the Study of Religions [Mary N. MacDonald]
  • Owl Dune Tales: Divine Politics and Deserted Places in Rajasthan [Ann Grodzins Gold]
  • From Dan to Beer-sheba and from the Wilderness to the Sea: Literal and Literary Images of the Promised Land in the Bible [Nili Wazana]
  • A Sense of Place: The Meaning of Homeland in Sacred Yorùbá Cosmology [Jacob K. Olúpònà]
  • Who Is Hildegard? Where Is She—on Heaven? [Mary Gerhart]
  • Myths of the Underworld in Contemporary American Millennialism [Michael Barkun]
  • Dance of the Ephemeral: Australian Aboriginal Religion of Place [Deborah Bird Rose]
  • Notes on Contributors

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