THE CHRISTMAS ENCYCLOPEDIA 3D ED

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The Christmas Encyclopedia 3d Ed

Author : William D. Crump
ISBN : 9781476605739
Genre : Religion
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This considerably expanded third edition of The Christmas Encyclopedia (2001) adds 281 new entries, bringing the total number of Christmas topics to more than 760. Continuing in the format of the previous editions, a wide variety of subjects are included: individual carols and songs; historical events at Christmastime; popular Christmas symbols; Christmas plants, place names, and stamps; and celebrations in countries around the world, including the origins of some of the most cherished traditions in the United States. Unique to this work is its emphasis on Christmas as depicted in the popular media, with entries covering literary works such as Call Me Mrs. Miracle and Silver Bells, classic television series such as Bonanza and Little House on the Prairie, motion pictures such as Arthur Christmas and Santa Clause 3, and television specials expressing holiday themes.
Category: Religion

The Christmas Encyclopedia 3d Ed

Author : William D. Crump
ISBN : 9780786468270
Genre : Religion
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"Reviews of previous editions: "valuable...a wealth of information...many interesting historical illustrations...would be an asset to any collection"--Booklist/RBB; "a charming book to browse...should offer up a great deal of enjoyment to those who use it"--ARBA; "a true encyclopedia of Christmas...recommended"--Catholic Library World"--
Category: Religion

How The Movies Saved Christmas

Author : William D. Crump
ISBN : 9781476664880
Genre : Performing Arts
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[What could there possibly be about Christmas that needs to be "saved"? Christmas isn't dead, not by a long shot. But when in the movies Santa Claus is in trouble, Christmas is in trouble and must be "saved." If bogeys or other circumstances prevent Santa from delivering the presents on Christmas Eve, there will be no Christmas because, as far as the movies are concerned, generally speaking, Santa IS Christmas. Explore 53 reasons for saving Christmas in this lighthearted collection of 228 films (over half of which are animated) from theatrical releases to television movies and specials to episodes of television series. The reasons for saving Christmas just may surprise you.]
Category: Performing Arts

Happy Holidays Animated

Author : William D. Crump
ISBN : 9781476636467
Genre : Performing Arts
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Since the early 20th century, animated Christmas cartoons have brightened the holiday season around the world--first in theaters, then on television. From devotional portrayals of the Nativity to Santa battling villains and monsters, this encyclopedia catalogs more than 1,800 international Christmas-themed cartoons and others with year-end themes of Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and the New Year. Explore beloved television specials such as A Charlie Brown Christmas, theatrical shorts such as Santa's Workshop, holiday episodes from animated television series like American Dad! and The Simpsons, feature films like The Nutcracker Prince and obscure productions such as The Insects' Christmas, along with numerous adaptations and parodies of such classics as A Christmas Carol and Twas the Night before Christmas.
Category: Performing Arts

Encyclopedia Of Evangelicalism

Author : Randall Herbert Balmer
ISBN : 0664224091
Genre : Religion
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The Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism is the most comprehensive resource about evangelicalism available. With nearly 3,000 separate entries, the Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism covers historical and contemporary theologians, preachers, laity, cultural figures, musicians, televangelists, movements, organizations, denominations, folkways, theological terms, events, and more. Students, scholars, and libraries will all benefit from it.
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The Folklore Of American Holidays

Author : Hennig Cohen
ISBN : UOM:49015002860048
Genre : Festivals
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Covers more than 125 holidays including well-known religious and secular holidays as well as more obscure celebrations. Chronologically arranged, from New Year's Day through Christmas, entries include a description of origins, historical background and general characteristics.
Category: Festivals

American Reference Books Annual

Author : Bohdan S. Wynar
ISBN : UOM:39015054042992
Genre : Reference books
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.
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The Encyclopedia Of Religion

Author : Mircea Eliade
ISBN : 0029097207
Genre : Religion
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A comprehensive guide to the history, beliefs, concepts, practices, and major figures of religions past and present.
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Library Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017981504
Genre : Libraries
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Category: Libraries