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Understanding Hinduism

Author: Susan Bradley; Abhishek Ghosh
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018] ©2019
Series: Understanding world religions and beliefs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understanding Hinduism covers the history of Hinduism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about spiritual leaders, how Hindus perceive the world, and how Hindus live in the modern world. This title also discusses the complex interactions between Hinduism and Indian politics. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Bradley; Abhishek Ghosh
ISBN: 1532114257 9781532114250
OCLC Number: 1029569012
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 25 cm.
Contents: Festival of colors --
Origins of Hinduism --
Evolution and colonialism --
One god, many, or none? --
Key concepts and customs --
Reforming Hinduism --
Personal devotion --
Festivals and holidays --
Challenges --
Hinduism present and future.
Series Title: Understanding world religions and beliefs.
Responsibility: by Susan Bradley ; content consultant, Abhishek Ghosh.

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Understanding Hinduism covers the history of Hinduism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about spiritual leaders, how Hindus perceive the world, and how Hindus live in the modern world. This title also discusses the complex interactions between Hinduism and Indian politics. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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