Religions Of The World Series: Hinduism

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Religions of the World Series: Hinduism

Hinduism is a concise and readable survey of the history of Hinduism from its origins in the Indus Valley to its increasing popularity in today's western world. Focusing particularly on the modern period, it provides a valuable introduction to contemporary Hindu beliefs and practices and looks at the ways in which this religion is meeting the challenges of the modern world. Written in an accessible and informative style, and assuming little or no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, this book gives a basic introduction to the faith—its history, beliefs, and practices. Provides valuable pedagogy, including: timeline; maps; glossary; list of sacred days/festivals; suggested reading; pronunciation guide; index; feature boxes focusing on some aspects of the arts; 11 black and white pictures and artworks. Readers interested in learning more about the world's religions.

Specifications of Religions of the World Series: Hinduism

GENERAL
AuthorCybelle Shattuck, Ninian Smart
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100132662558
ISBN-139780132662550
PublisherPearson
Number Of Pages128
Publication Date1998-09-12
DIMENSIONS
Height7.9 inch.
Length5.1 inch.
Width0.4 inch.
Weight0.3 pounds.

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