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Words, Words, Wordbooks, or Everything Old Is New Again

William E. Arnal and Russell T. McCutcheon

in The Sacred Is the Profane

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199757114
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199979530 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757114.003.0002
Words, Words, Wordbooks, or Everything Old Is New Again

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This chapter examines the recently emerged genre of wordbooks/handbooks in the study of religion, arguing that they are far more conservative in their approach than they appear.

Keywords: religion; reference works; publishing

Chapter.  12050 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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