Hindus: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices / Edition 2
ISBN-10:
0415456762
ISBN-13:
9780415456760
Pub. Date:
01/28/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Hindus: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices / Edition 2

Hindus: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices / Edition 2

by Julius Lipner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415456760
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/2010
Series: Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices Series
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Julius Lipner is Professor in Hinduism and the Comparative Study of Religion at the University of Cambridge. He was born and brought up in India where he experienced and learned about Hinduism at first hand. Among his books are The Face of Truth (on Ramanuja), Hindu Ethics: Purity, Abortion and Euthanasia; and Brahmabandhab Upadhyay: the Life and Thought of a Revolutionary. He is the author of the keynote article in The Hindu World (Routledge 2004), ‘On Hinduism and Hinduisms’.

Table of Contents

1. About Hindus, Hinduism and This Book 2. The Voice of Scripture As Veda 3. The Voice of Scripture as Veda and "Veda" 4. The Voice of Tradition 5. The Voice of Tradition - Caste and Narrative 6. The Voice of Tradition - Folkelore and Intellectual Heritage 7. The Voice of

Experience 8. A Story With a Tail 9. Morality and the Person 10. Modes of Reckoning Time and Progress 11. The Sacred and its Forms 12. Means, Ways and Ends.

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