Vocabulary for the Study of Religion

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Abstract: Reincarnation means the belief in the transfer, upon death, of a psycho-physical identity — soul, personal self, or spirit of an ancestor…

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Axel Michaels, “Reincarnation”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 01 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000190>
First published online: 2016

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