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The Jains / Edition 2
     

The Jains / Edition 2

by Paul Dundas
 

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ISBN-10: 0415266068

ISBN-13: 9780415266062

Pub. Date: 07/04/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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, over 2500 years, defined themselves as a unique religious community

Overview

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, over 2500 years, defined themselves as a unique religious community. This revised and expanded edition takes account of new research into Jainism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415266062
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/04/2002
Series:
Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.77(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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