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World Religions: Eastern Traditions

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This book is a major introduction to the religious traditions of South Asian and East Asian origin. Separate chapters treat Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism, East Asian religions, and the aboriginal traditions of Asia and the Pacific. Designed for the student and general reader, the book combines a historically descriptive perspective with key dates, maps, extracts from primary texts, glossaries, and suggestions for further reading.

Table of Contents

List of Photographs


List of Figures


A Personal Invitation


1. The Hindu Tradition, Vasudha Narayanan


2. The Jain Tradition, Vasudha Narayanan


3. The Sikh Tradition, William G. Oxtoby


4. The Buddhist Tradition, Roy C. Amore and Julia Ching


5. East Asian Religions, Julia Ching


6. Asian and Pacific Horizons, Willard G. Oxtoby


7. The Nature of Religion, Willard G. Oxtoby


Appendix One Transliteration of South Asian Terms


Appendix Two East Asian Dynastic Eras and Transliteration of Chinese Terms


Acknowledgements


Index


Product Details

ISBN:
9780195407501
Editor:
Ostoby, Willard G.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Author:
Oxtoby, Willard
Author:
null, Willard
Location:
Toronto :
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 11
Publication Date:
19960418
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
frontispiece map, endpaper time-line, 36
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.13 x 1.143 in

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