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Judy Ann Turner, Christopher M. McDonough, Gábor Betegh, Reidar Aasgaard and Erich S. Gruen.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 13822 words.

[This entry includes five subentries: Greek Religion Roman Religion Philosophical Criticism Jewish Views of Greek and Roman Religion Christian

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 11 words.

get religion be converted to religious belief and practices. informal

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Alston Kennerley and Alston Kennerley.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 3215 words.

This entry contains two subentries: Missions to Seafarers, Seafarers’ Religion

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Cheryl Townsend Gilkes.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History. 7783 words.

The importance of religion in the African American experience cannot be overstated. Religion can be seen as both worldview and

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Cheryl Townsend Gilkes.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 7693 words.

The importance of religion in the African American experience cannot be overstated. Religion can be seen as both worldview and

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Religion

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 9412 words.

To examine the relationship between religion and aesthetics, this entry comprises three essays: Overview Religion and Art Art of the

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John Anthony Maltese.

in The Oxford Companion to American Law

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 2102 words.

On its face, law has much in common with religion. Like religion, law is a means of regulating human conduct.

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Robert A. Yelle, David C. Mirhady and Sarah Barringer Gordon.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 10844 words.

[This entry contains three subentries, an overview of religion and law and discussion of religion and law in ancient Greece

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Julia Kindt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies

August 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Religion in the Ancient World. 5716 words.

Religion as a subject of research is a product of modern times. With monotheistic religions such as Christianity, it is thought of as an autonomous and self-referential system with a large...

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Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 685 words.

According to Emile Durkheim's classic definition in Elementary Forms of Religious Life ([1912] 1965), religion is

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Eric Schliesser.

in Adam Smith

November 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 7677 words.

This chapter discusses two important aspects of Adam Smith’s philosophy of religion. First it treats Smith’s analysis of the relationship between morality and theology. Second while...

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Jeff Haynes.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 8786 words.

This chapter explores the relationship between religion and politics. It first defines the concept of religion before discussing its contemporary political and social salience in many...

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Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

The importance of religion in the African American experience cannot be overstated. Religion can be seen as both worldview and human organization, and from both perspectives, women have...

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Louis Jacobs.

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 600 words.

As an abstract term the word religion is found in neither the Bible nor the Talmud, both of which use

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John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 121 words.

Religion is a set of beliefs, symbols, and practices (for example rituals), which is based on the idea

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Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 124 words.

Religion is a set of beliefs, symbols, and practices (for example *rituals), which is based on the idea

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R. K. Webb.

in An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

January 1999; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 5549 words.

The structural foundations of religion in the British Isles are sunk in a terminological swamp. In 1736 William Warburton (

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in Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 149 words.

“Religion” is borrowed from the Latin religio (scrupulous attention), which is sometimes connected with the notion of “bond,” from religare

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Thomas E. Carney.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History. 2491 words.

Religion has played an important role among African Americans since their arrival in North America in the early seventeenth century.

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Thomas E. Carney.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2473 words.

Religion has played an important role among African Americans since their arrival in North America in the early seventeenth century.

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