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Hindus : their religious beliefs and practices

Author: Julius Lipner
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2010
Series: Library of religious beliefs and practices
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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Offers us a study of religious Hinduism. This title explains the evolution and multidimensional nature of the religion. It provides coverage of popular Hinduism, the polycentric emphasis of Hinduism,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Lipner
ISBN: 9780415456760 0415456762 9780415456777 0415456770
OCLC Number: 759701197
Notes: Previously published: 1994
Description: x, 426 s. : kort
Contents: Preface to the second edition 1. About 'Hindu', Hinduism and this book Part Guiding voices 2. The Voice of Scripture as Veda (I): Performing the Word 3 The Voice of Scripture as Veda (II): Discerning the Word 4. The Voice of Scripture as Veda and 'Veda' 5. The Voice of Tradition: Smrti and its divisions (I) 6. The Voice of Tradition: Smrti and its divisions (II) 7. The Voice of Tradition: Caste and its realities. 8. The Voice of Tradition: Itihasa and sacred narrative 9. The Voice of Tradition: folklore and the intellectual heritage 10. The Voice of Experience Part 2: Reason and moralit 11. A Story with a tale 12. Morality and the person; the belief in karma and rebirth Part 3: Images of time, space, and eternity 13. Reckoning time and 'progress' 14. The Sacred and its forms 15. Ways, Means, and Ends Concludin Postscript Select Glossary Bibliography Index
Series Title: Library of religious beliefs and practices
Responsibility: Julius Lipner

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'A landmark in the study of the Hindu traditions when it was first published, Julius Lipner's Hindus is now even more outstanding. It incorporates the results of recent research (much of it by the Read more...

 
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