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Title:
101 questions and answers on Hinduism
Author:
Renard, John, 1944-
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Publication Information:
New York : Gramercy Books, 2002.

©1999
Physical Description:
x, 179 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
Originally published: New York : Paulist Press, 1999.
Language:
English
Contents:
Beginnings and early sources -- History and development -- Doctrines and practices -- Law and ethics -- Spirituality -- Induism and the humanities -- Relationships to other religious traditions -- Women and family -- Hinduism here and now.
Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random044/2002021644.html
ISBN:
9780517220818
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

In an easy-to-read, question and answer format, this is the perfect introduction to one of the world's major religions--Hinduism. Includes a glossary of words often familiar in everyday speech, including dharma, yoga, tantric ritual, and mantra; a timeline of Hindu history; and charts of major gods and goddesses and scriptures.


Author Notes

John Renard, who has a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from Harvard University, is Professor of Theological Studies at St. Louis University.