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  • Muslims: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices book cover

    Muslims

    Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, 5th Edition

    By Teresa Bernheimer, Andrew Rippin

    Muslims: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices offers a survey of Islamic history and thought from the formative period of the religion to the contemporary period. It examines the unique elements which have combined to form Islam, in particular, the Qurʾān and perceptions of the Prophet Muḥammad,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13
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  • Hindus: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices book cover

    Hindus

    Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition

    By Julius Lipner

    Julius Lipner’s Hindus is widely recognised as essential reading for everyone wishing to understand one of the world’s great religious traditions. Hinduism comprises the religion and culture of the great majority of the people of India, a country tipped to become a world superpower politically,…

    Paperback – 2009-12-02
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    Mahayana Buddhism

    The Doctrinal Foundations, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Williams

    Originating in India, Mahayana Buddhism spread across Asia, becoming the prevalent form of Buddhism in Tibet and East Asia. Over the last twenty-five years Western interest in Mahayana has increased considerably, reflected both in the quantity of scholarly material produced and in the attraction of…

    Paperback – 2008-07-11
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  • Theravada Buddhism: A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo book cover

    Theravada Buddhism

    A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo, 2nd Edition

    By Richard F. Gombrich

    Written by the leading authority on Theravada Buddhism, this up-dated edition takes into account recent research to include the controversies over the date of the Buddha and current social and political developments in Sri Lanka. Gombrich explores the legacy of the Buddha's predecessors and the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-19
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    The Jains

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Dundas

    The Indian religion of Jainism, whose central tenet involves non-violence to all creatures, is one of the world's oldest and least-understood faiths. Dundas looks at Jainism in its social and doctrinal context, explaining its history, sects, scriptures and ritual, and describing how the Jains have,…

    Paperback – 2002-07-04
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  • Zoroastrians: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices book cover

    Zoroastrians

    Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition

    By Mary Boyce

    This book traces the continuous history of the faith from the time it was preached by Zoroaster down to the present day - a span of about 3,500 years. First taught among nomads on the Asian steppes, Zoroastrianism became the state religion of the three great Iranian empires and had a remarkable…

    Paperback – 2000-12-14
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    Hindus

    1st Edition

    By Julius Lipner

    Paperback – 1998-07-23
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  • The Religions of Oceania book cover

    The Religions of Oceania

    1st Edition

    By Garry Trompf, Garry Trompf

    More than a quarter of the world's religions are to be found in the regions of Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, together called Oceania. The Religions of Oceania is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on the great and changing variety of traditional religions in…

    Paperback – 1995-01-05
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    Mahayana Buddhism

    The Doctrinal Foundations, 1st Edition

    Paperback – 1989-06-01
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    The British

    Their Religious Beliefs and Practices 1800-1986, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terence Thomas

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1988-09-08
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