The Resource Hindus : their religious beliefs and practices, Julius Lipner

Hindus : their religious beliefs and practices, Julius Lipner

Label
Hindus : their religious beliefs and practices
Title
Hindus
Title remainder
their religious beliefs and practices
Statement of responsibility
Julius Lipner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Hinduism is a vastly complex phenomenon, a world religion with a history of over three thousand years. It has produced men and women who have made outstanding contributions across the range of civilised human behaviour, and played a crucial part in the rise of two other great religions - Buddhism and Sikhism. Julius Lipner was born and raised in India and is able to draw on his own experience of Hindu beliefs and practices to explain what it means to be Hindu in a changing world. Hindus examines the religion as a plural phenomenon - that is, as a family of religions rather than a monolithic entity. The approach is thematic, and the author considers various topicssuch as the status of women - in more than one place and from more than one angle. He also tells and sometimes analyses Hindu stories, stressing the narrative quality of Hindu religion and giving us an insight into the nature of the Hindu phenomenon itself
  • Hindus will be valuable on more than one level: as a source of instruction, as a basis for discussion, seminars and further study, even as a challenge for further research. It provides a new perspective on what it means to live as a Hindu and enables readers to appreciate this great and marvellous religious phenomenon, its extraordinary richness, and the way it encompasses the diversity of human experience
Dewey number
294.5
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL1202
LC item number
.L56 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Hindus : their religious beliefs and practices, Julius Lipner
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 362-371) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm61808924
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 375 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203978528
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b35407852
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61808924
  • pebco0203978528

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