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Published by Chambers in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion -- Dictionaries,
  • Religions -- Dictionaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Mark Vernon.
ContributionsVernon, Mark.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL31 .D53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 677 p. :
Number of Pages677
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24094999M
ISBN 109780550103444
LC Control Number2009286206

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Judaism. / Cowan, Paula. The Chambers Dictionary of Beliefs and Religions. Chambers, Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Entry for. History of Chambers. Chambers was founded as W. & R. Chambers Publishers by the two brothers William Chambers of Glenormiston and Robert Chambers. They were born into a rich, mill-owning family in Peebles in Scotland in and respectively, during the time of the war with France. The war impoverished the family and, in , the family left Peebles for arters: London, UK.   From Chambers Dictionary of the Unexplained The belief that every object contains a spirit or soul. The word animism is derived from the Latin word animus, meaning ‘spirit’ or ‘soul’. Its basic principle may be stated simply as ‘everything is alive’ or ‘everything has a soul’. This encyclopedia presents the religious affiliations and beliefs of prominent philosophers, in A-Z entries. Global Dictionary of Theology Global Dictionary of Theology, a theological dictionary that presumes the contribution of the Western tradition but moves beyond it to embrace and explore a full range of global expressions of theology.