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Encyclopedia--with signed articles
Smith, J. I. (2005). Afterlife: An overview. In Encyclopedia of religion (Vol. 1, pp. 128-135). Detroit, MI: Macmillian Reference USA.
Smith, Jane I. "Afterlife: An Overview." Encyclopedia of Religion. 2nd ed. Detroit, MI: Macmillian Reference USA, 2005. 1:128-135.
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Seminary Reference Collection:
- Buddhism -- LC Call Numbers: BQ
- Hinduism -- LC Call Numbers: BL1105
- Islam -- LC Call Numbers: BP1-300
- New Age -- LC Call Numbers: BP601-605
- Religions -- LC Call Numbers: BL31
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