Hinduism: A Reader
January 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Hinduism: A Reader offers a comprehensive guide to this major world religion through a combination of passages from scriptures and excerpts from the work of leading scholars in the field.
- Introduces students to the main textual, regional, intellectual, philosophical, historical, and contemporary traditions of the Hindu faith
- Includes excerpts from both canonical ancient texts and thought-provoking contemporary texts to offer a balanced overview of the religion
- Features selections that are concise without sacrificing essential material
- Provides clearly written introductions to each section that help situate the readings within the wider context of Hindu scholarship.