About the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

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 A word from the Editors of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

From the desk of Julia Kostova, Commissioning Editor, Oxford University Press, Religion

Meet Editor in Chief John Barton and the Editorial Board

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