Hinduism: A Cultural Perspective / Edition 2 by David R. Kinsley | 9780133957327 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Hinduism: A Cultural Perspective / Edition 2

Hinduism: A Cultural Perspective / Edition 2

by David R. Kinsley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0133957322

ISBN-13: 9780133957327

Pub. Date: 02/23/1993

Publisher: Pearson

The reference provides an overview of the Hindu religious tradition and describes the essence of the Hindu vision of reality. Provides a historical and analytical discussion of Hindu mythology, art, rituals, and social structure; gives extended portraits of important Hindu thinkers and saints; offers a fuller picture of the role of women in the

Overview

The reference provides an overview of the Hindu religious tradition and describes the essence of the Hindu vision of reality. Provides a historical and analytical discussion of Hindu mythology, art, rituals, and social structure; gives extended portraits of important Hindu thinkers and saints; offers a fuller picture of the role of women in the Hindu religious tradition; shows how the concepts of Dharama and Moksha conflict with one another and how the Hindu tradition insists upon both concepts as essential in fulfilling human destiny. A valuable reference for courses in Asian Religion, Theology, and Asian Philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133957327
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/23/1993
Series:
Prentice Hall Series in World Religions
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. AN OVERVIEW OF THE HINDU TRADITION.

1. Introduction: Benares.

2. History.

3. Dissent within the Hindu Religious Tradition.

4. Hinduism and the Arts.

II. AN ANALYSIS OF THE HINDU TRADITION.

5. Central Hindu Beliefs.

6. Worship in the Hindu Tradition.

7. Sacred Female Imagery and Women's Religious Experience in Hinduism.

8. Hindu Social Structure.

9. Symbols and Structures: A Concluding Analysis.

Bibliography.

Glossary.

Index.

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