Eastern Religions

Eastern Religions

Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Holy Texts, Sacred Places

Book - 2005
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Eastern Religions provides a succinct, authoritative, and accessible introduction to five of the great religious traditions of the world. The book looks at each religion in terms of nine key themes: Origins and Historical Development, Aspects of the Divine, Sacred Texts, Sacred Persons, Ethical Principles, Sacred Spaces, Sacred Time, Death and the Afterlife, and Society and Religion. Also included are extracts from or summaries of historical texts, with author commentaries that explain the
significance of each piece and place it in its full context. Book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
ISBN: 0195221907 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0195221915 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 200.95 EAS
Characteristics: 552 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm

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