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Being Hindu : understanding a peaceful path in a violent world

Author: Hindol Sengupta
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told from the frank and refreshing perspective of a practicing Hindu, this book analyses the importance of Hinduism as the secular, plural middle path in the battle between Islam and Christianity that is playing out across the globe. Being Hindu presents a faith of peace, liberation, and understanding in an increasingly violent world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sengupta, Hindol.
Being Hindu.
Lanham : ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD, 2017
(DLC) 2017023126
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hindol Sengupta
ISBN: 9781442267466 1442267461
OCLC Number: 1004532972
Awards: Winner of Wilbur Award for book non-fiction 2018
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 188 pages)
Contents: Introduction; 1 How to Write about Hindus; 2 Who Is A Hindu?; 3 What Makes You A Hindu?; 4 Who Is the One True God?; 5 Is God Afraid of Science?; 6 How Do Hindu Books Portray God?; 7 Are All Hindus Vegetarians?; 8 How Do Hindus Consider Their Own History?; 9 How Does Hinduism Fit Into the Internet Age?; 10 A Start-up for the Soul; Notes; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Hindol Sengupta.

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Journalist Sengupta introduces non-Hindu audiences to the world's third largest religion using a practitioner's perspective in this quick but substantive text. To Westerners, Sengupta writes, Read more...

 
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