The Hindu Traditions: A Concise Introduction  -     By: Mark Muesse
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The Hindu Traditions: A Concise Introduction

Fortress Press / 2011 / Paperback

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Renowned lecturer Mark W. Muesse brings readers into an encounter with the world's oldest living religious tradition, known as Hinduism. Muesse's brief survey challenges the perception of Hinduism as one religious tradition, showing how wonderfully rich and diverse this ancient story truly is.

Muesse traces the vast history and practices of classic and diverse traditions, moving from the origins in the Indus Valley up through classic and contemporary periods. He exhibits a keen sense of the myriad spiritualities associated with Hinduism, demonstrating how the religious tradition is both monotheistic and polytheistic.

With photographs and maps, chapter overviews, timelines, summaries, key terms, study questions, suggested readings, and a glossary, Muesse's work incorporates valuable edagogy to enhance his engaging account of the many Hindu traditions.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 240
Vendor: Fortress Press
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0800697901
ISBN-13: 9780800697907
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