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Hindu religious tradition.

Thomas J. Hopkins

Hindu religious tradition.

by Thomas J. Hopkins

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Published by Dickenson PublishingCompany, Inc. in Encino, California .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinduism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 143-149.

    SeriesThe religious life of man
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1202
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18966311M

    From the Jacket: Let's know Hinduism: Hinduism is the oldest of living religions, yet as vigorous today as ever. In fact, it is more than a religion. It is a way of life and the.   In no particular order. Introduction to Hinduism by Gavin D Flood Providing a much-needed thematic and historical introduction to Hinduism, this text traces the development of Hindu traditions from ancient origins and the major deities to th.

    Probably the most well-known Hindu saying about religion is: “Truth is one; sages call it by dif-ferent names.” However, there are some beliefs common to nearly all forms of Hinduism that can be identified, and these basic beliefs are generally regarded as boundaries outside of which lies either heresy or non-Hindu religion. These fundamental.   The Vedas are considered the earliest literary record of Indo-Aryan civilization and the most sacred books of are the original scriptures of Hindu teachings, containing spiritual knowledge encompassing all aspects of philosophical maxims of Vedic literature have stood the test of time, and the Vedas form the highest religious authority for all aspects of Hinduism .

    Hindu God, Christian God, an exercise in comparative theology, proposes that theology today is an interreligious discipline and illustrates this with reference to Christianity and Hinduism. Thinkers in many religious traditions share similar theological questions and problems in their quest to understand their faith, and so too use comparable methods for seeking right answers. The Hindu religious tradition by Thomas J. Hopkins, , Dickenson Pub. Co. edition, in EnglishCited by:


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