Encyclopedia of Sacred Places

Encyclopedia of Sacred Places

Book - 2011 | 2nd ed
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Now thoroughly revised and updated, this encyclopedia documents the diversity of shrines, temples, holy places, and pilgrimage sites sacred to the world's major religious traditions, and illustrates their elemental place in human culture.

* Over 300 A-Z entries covering sites and pilgrimages sacred to the world's major religious traditions

* Illustrative photographs and maps

* A glossary of relevant terms

* Appendices listing sites by country, faith tradition, and placement in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2011
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781598846546
Branch Call Number: 203.503 BRO
Characteristics: 2 v. (xxix, 681 p.) : ill., maps ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: Sacred places


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