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Johnson, W. J. 1951-

Overview
Works: 100 works in 207 publications in 2 languages and 4,070 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Church history  Paraphrases  Drama  Biography  Genealogy  Sacred books 
Roles: Author, Printer, Translator, Editor, Composer, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: BL1105, 294.503
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Most widely held works about W. J Johnson
  • William J. Johnson by General Council of the Congregational and Christian Churches of the United States( )
 
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Most widely held works by W. J Johnson
A dictionary of Hinduism by W. J Johnson( Book )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comprehensive reference book on the subject, covering practices, festivals, beliefs, gods, sacred sites, languages, religious texts, and much more. Find authoritative information on all aspects of Hinduism, from bhakti and Divali to Tantra and temples."--Book jkt
The Bhagavad Gita( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The poem has inspired a wide variety of interpretations, both within India and beyond, and it is the best known and most widely read Hindu religious text in the Western world. This new translation is ideal for the non-specialist as well as for students of Indian religions, providing a full cultural and historical context in its introduction and notes."--Back cover
Mahābhārata by Vyāsa( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Sanskrit and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""The Forest" is Book Three of the Maha Bharata, "The Great Book of India." This final quarter of the account of the Pandavas' twelve-year exile in the forest contains four stirring stories that are among the best known in Indian literature."--Jacket
The Sauptikaparvan of the Mahabharata : the massacre at night( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this, the tenth book of the great Indian epic, the Mahabharata, the war has finally ended in victory for the Pandavas. One of the vanquished, Asvatthaman, carries out his threat to massacre the victorious army as it sleeps, and then unleashes a weapon of total destruction. But now the great god, Krsna, makes an extraordinary intervention, and a new hope for the social and cosmic order emerges in the form of an unborn child."--Jacket
The recognition of Śakuntalā : a play in seven acts by Kālidāsa( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kalidasa's play about the love of King Dusyanta and Sakuntala, their separation by a curse and eventual reunion, is the supreme work of Sanskrit drama its greatest poet and playwright. This new verse translation includes the famous version of the story from the Mahabharata and an introduction to classical Indian aesthetics and drama. - ;KING Yes. I shall release you -SAKUNTALA When?KING When? When, like a bee, I kiss the bud of your unbruised lip And flood my thirsting mouth with nectar. Kalidasa's play about the love of King Dusyanta and Sakuntala, a hermitage girl, their separation by a curse
The recognition of Śakuntal-a : a play in seven acts ; Śakuntal-a in the Mah-abh-arata by Kālidāsa( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This vibrant new verse translation includes the famous version of the story from the Mahabharata, a poetic and dramatic text in its own right and a likely source for Kalidasa. The introduction discusses the play in the aesthetic and cultural context of ancient India"--Publisher's website
Harmless souls : karmic bondage and religious change in early Jainism with special reference to Umāsvāti and Kundakunda by W. J Johnson( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study on purification of soul according to Jainism, with special references to Tattvārthādhigamasūtra of Umāsvāti, ca. 135-ca. 219, and Pravacanasāra and Samayasāra of Kundakunda
A dictionary of Hinduism by W. J Johnson( )

in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With almost 2800 entries on all aspects of Hinduism, this is an up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary covering all the major Hindu practices, texts, beliefs, religious sites, and teachers over a period spanning 3500 years. An invaluable first port of call for anyone seeking information about Indian religions and culture
Shakuntala( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kālidāsa's play produced in classic Nāṭyaśāstra style with authentic music, dance, costumes, makeup and mudras
The teaching methods of Jesus : a guide by W. J Johnson( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What prohibition has done for business by W. J Johnson( Book )

4 editions published between 1920 and 1921 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictorial highlights of Gnadenau by W. J Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History [of] Hazel Creek Baptist Church : the oldest Baptist church in the state of Kentucky West of the L. & N.R.R., with biographical sketches of the pastors and the church roll by W. J Johnson( Book )

5 editions published between 1898 and 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probably located in Muhlenberg County
The forest ; Vol. 4( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The investigation of artificially-elevated temperature in rivers and streams by W. J Johnson( )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Development of a radar coal thickness sensor : phase I report, [phase II report, final report by W. J Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prayerbook revision : ought the Book of Common Prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church of Ireland, be revised? by Andrew Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1870 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improved resource characterization for coal mining (geophysics and drilling technology) : final technical report by Carl E Schubert( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual for moral welfare workers by W. J Johnson( Book )

2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feasibility plan for the preservation and adaptive reuse of Fair Lane by Michigan( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, W. J.

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Languages
English (112)

Sanskrit (4)

Covers
The Bhagavad GitaMahābhārataThe Sauptikaparvan of the Mahabharata : the massacre at nightThe recognition of Śakuntalā : a play in seven actsThe recognition of Śakuntal-a : a play in seven acts ; Śakuntal-a in the Mah-abh-arataA dictionary of HinduismThe forest ; Vol. 4