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The Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion presents the professional and the final reader with actual, up to date details on each point of the the most important interface among language and faith. quick access to fabric in over 320 articles through students in lots of fields is equipped either in a transparent thematic association, and by way of a entire and targeted common index. dialogue of many subject matters together with the production of specified sacred scripts, non secular calligraphy, and using non secular symbols in meditation, magic and in different places, is enriched and elucidated via illustrations, diagrams and tables. The Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion brings jointly articles and bibliographic entries drawn from the award-winning Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, all of which were revised and up to date adequately. those articles are supplemented by means of various thoroughly new contributions, certainly one of that is an intensive 12,500 be aware article on 'Basic recommendations and phrases in Linguistics', making this quantity obtainable to a large audience.

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