Religion: World Religions

  • Hinduism: The Basics book cover

    Hinduism: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

    Hinduism: The Basics introduces the rich diversity of the complex of Hindu traditions by exploring key elements such as: religious practices such as pilgrimage, meditation and life cycle rituals; the organisation of Hindu society into castes and related social justice issues; the spread of Hinduism…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
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    The Basics

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan D. London

    Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s most dynamic but least understood countries, and interest in the country has surged in recent years. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam is a comprehensive resource that looks at the social, political, economic and cultural aspects of Vietnam today.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-19 
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  • Dalit Women of Nepal: Strategies of Resistance book cover

    Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Jung H. Lee

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
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    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora: Living in the End of Days book cover

    Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    Ahmadiyya Islam was founded as a new religious movement within Islam towards the end of the nineteenth century in colonial Punjab, India, by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad. Jamat Ahmadiyyah and its followers have assumed considerable importance both in the country of their origin, i.e. Pakistan, and abroad,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
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    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Chinese Theology and Translation: The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing book cover

    Chinese Theology and Translation

    The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Ling-chia Wei

    In the Early Qing Dynasty, the Jesuit Figurists claimed the Yijing (the Book of Changes) as a precious treasure and treated it as bridging the gap between Christianity and Chinese civilization. The Yijing was viewed as preserving relics of this pure, true religion. This book analyses the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
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    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This collection comprises ten important volumes in the study of Hinduism. Written by leading authors, these works gather together Hindu religious practice, ethics and art to form an in-depth overview of the Hindu world. A Dictionary of Hinduism is a key work, as is the two-volume Hindu World. As a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • Christian and Hindu Ethics book cover

    Christian and Hindu Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Shivesh Chandra Thakur

    Hinduism and Christianity are different in structure and approach – but have a great deal in common in matters relating to ethics. This book, first published in 1969, is the first systematic and detailed work which attempts to bring out both the differences and similarities. The author selects some…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • The Spiritual Heritage of India book cover

    The Spiritual Heritage of India

    1st Edition

    By Swami Prabhavananda

    This book, first published in 1962, is an analysis of the history of the philosophy of a country that has never distinguished philosophy from religion. Indian philosophy is not merely metaphysical speculation, but has its foundation in immediate perception. This insistence upon immediate perception…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • The Hindu View of Art book cover

    The Hindu View of Art

    1st Edition

    By Mulk Raj Anand

    This book, first published in 1933, was the first text on the general Hindu attitude to art. It sums up under the wider title of the Hindu view of art all such considerations – religious, philosophic, sociological, aesthetic and technical – as might be helpful for the understanding of Indian art.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • A Dictionary of Hinduism: Its Mythology, Folklore and Development 1500 B.C.-A.D. 1500 book cover

    A Dictionary of Hinduism

    Its Mythology, Folklore and Development 1500 B.C.-A.D. 1500, 1st Edition

    By Margaret and James Stutley

    ‘Hinduism’ is a term often used to summarize the aspirations of the majority of the Indian people. But any simple definition of it is difficult, if not impossible. This is partly owing to the nuances of the Sanskrit language, in which many texts are written, and partly to the too literal…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • Religion in Practice book cover

    Religion in Practice

    1st Edition

    By Swami Prabhavananda

    This book, first published in 1968, is a collection of twenty-five lectures by Swami Prabhavananda, the outstanding scholar and translator of Hindu scriptures. They present a direct and pragmatic approach to spiritual life, and a clear guide to Hinduism.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • Man in Search of Immortality: Testimonials from the Hindu Scriptures book cover

    Man in Search of Immortality

    Testimonials from the Hindu Scriptures, 1st Edition

    By Swami Nikhilananda

    This book, first published in 1968, comprises five articles on the immortality of the soul. According to Hindu tradition this immortality cannot be proved by the scientific method of reasoning – it is based upon scriptural evidence and on the direct experience of enlightened souls. These articles…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

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