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We hold, in the words of an old liberal formulation, that "revelation is not sealed." By recognizing the importance of living religions, popular piety and sociological studies I hope more balance will enter Religious Studies. [Source: Irving Hexham, Concise Dictionary of Religion, 1998.] The "Major Religions" list presented on this web page differs from classical lists because it draws more from an extremely large body of contemporary affiliation data, rather than relying heavily on the lists and texts of past commentators (Hudson Smith, Noss, Barrett, etc.).

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Publisher: University Of Chicago Press; Reprint edition (November 7, 2016)

ISBN: 022640045X

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