Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol.

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vi BULLOCK ( THOMAS LOWNDES), M. A. Professor of Chinese in the University of Oxford. Drama ( Chinese). BURN ( A. E.), M. A., D. D. Vicar of Halifax; Prebendary of Lichfield; Examining Chaplain to the Bishop of Lich field; author of An Introduction to the Creeds, Niceta of Remesiana. Creeds ( Ecumenical). BURNS ( ISLAY FERRIER), M. A. Tutor and Librarian in Westminster College, Cambridge; formerly Snell Exhibitioner at Balliol College, Oxford. Cosmogony and Cosmology ( Greek, Roman). CASARTELLI ( LOUIS CHARLES), M. A. ( Lond.), D. D., and D. Litt. Or. ( Louvain), M. R. A. S. Bishop of Salford; Lecturer on Iranian Lan-guages and Literature in the University of Manchester; formerly Professor of Zend and Pahlavi in the University of Louvain. Disease and Medicine ( Persian). CHAMBERLAIN ( ALEXANDER FRANCIS), M. A. ( Toronto), Ph. D. ( Clark). Assistant Professor of Anthropology in Clark University, Worcester, Mass.; editor of the Journal of American Folklore ( 1900– 1908); author of The Child and Childhood in Folk- Thought, The Child: A Study in the Evolu tion of Man. Disease and Medicine ( American). COBB ( WILLIAM F.), D. D. Rector of the Church of St. Ethelburga the Virgin, London, E. C. Convocation. CRAWLEY ( ALFRED ERNEST), M. A. ( Camb.). Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute and of the Sociological Society; author of The Mystic Rose, The Tree of Life, The Idea of the Soul. Cursing and Blessing, Dew, Doubles. CROOKE ( WILLIAM), B. A. Ex- Scholar of Trinity College, Dublin; Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute; President of the Anthropological Section of the British Association, 1910; President of the Folk- lore Society, 1911; late of the Bengal Civil Service. Dangi, Daphla, Death and Disposal of the Dead ( Indian, non- Aryan), Dehra, Delhi, Demons and Spirits ( Indian), Deogarh, Deoprayag, Devi Patan, Dhinodar, Dom, Dosadh. D’ALVIELLA ( COUNT GOBLET), Ph. D., LL. D. ( Glas. and Aber.). Member and Secretary of the Belgian Senate; Professor of History of Religions in the University of Brussels; Hibbert Lecturer, 1891; Commander of the Order of Leopold; author of The Migration of Symbols. Cross. DAVIDS ( Mrs. RHYS), M. A. Lecturer on Indian Philosophy in the Uni-versity of Manchester. Desire ( Buddhist). DAVIDS ( T. W. RHYS), LL. D., Ph. D., D. Sc. Professor of Comparative Religion, Man-chester; President of the Pali Text Society; Fellow of the British Academy; author of Buddhism ( 1878), Questions of King Milinda ( 1890– 94), Buddhist India ( 1902), Early Bud dhism ( 1908). Crimes and Punishments ( Buddhist), Devadatta, Dhammapala, Discipline ( Buddhist). DAVIDSON ( JOHN), M. A., D. Sc. Formerly Professor of Political Economy in the University of New Brunswick. Dacoity. DAVIDSON ( WILLIAM LESLIE), M. A., LL. D. Professor of Logic and Metaphysics in the University of Aberdeen; author of The Logic of Definition, Theism as grounded in Human Nature, Christian Ethics, The Stoic Creed. Desire ( Greek). DHALLA ( DASTUR Dr. MANECKJI NUSSERVANJI), M. A., Ph. D. High Priest of the Parsis of Sind, Panjab, and Baluchistan. Crimes and Punishments ( Parsi). DORNER ( AUGUST), Dr. Theol. und Philos. Ordentlicher Professor an der Universität zu Königsberg. Consistency ( Ethical). DOTTIN ( GEORGES), Docteur ès- Lettres. Professeur de langue et littérature grecques à l’Université de Rennes. Cosmogony and Cosmology ( Celtic), Divination ( Celtic). FALLAIZE ( EDWIN NICHOLAS COLLINGFORD), B. A. ( Oxon.). Late King Charles Exhibitioner, Exeter Col-lege, Oxford; Recorder, Section H ( Anthro-pology) of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Coyoteros. FELTOE ( CHARLES LETT), D. D. Rector of Ripple, near Dover; formerly Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. Consecration. FORTESCUE ( ADRIAN), Ph. D., D. D. ( Innsbruck). Roman Catholic Priest at Letchworth. Docetism. FOUCART ( GEORGE B.), Docteur ès- Lettres. Professeur d’Histoire des Religions à l’Université d’Aix- Marseille; Professeur à l’Institut Colonial de Marseille ( Religions et coutumes des peuples d’Afrique); Ancien Inspecteur en chef du Service des Antiquités de l’Égypte; auteur de Antiquités de l’Égypte; auteur de La Méthode compara tive dans l’Histoire des Religions. Conscience ( Egyptian), Demons and Spirits ( Egyptian), Disease and Medi-cine ( Egyptian), Divination ( Egyp-tian). GARDNER ( ALICE), F. R. Hist. S. Lecturer and Associate of Newnham College, Cambridge; author of Julian, Philosopher and Emperor; Theodore of Studium. Courage. AUTHORS OF ARTICLES IN THIS VOLUMEAnd— Art | Art— Bun | Bur— Con | Con— Dra | Dra— Fic | Fic— Hyk | Hym— Lib | Lif— Mul | Mun— Phr | Pic— Sac | Sac— Sud | Suf— Zwi   P a g e      V i e w Search | F i n d  | H o m e  | Index   P a g e      V i e w

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