Religion in India: A Historical Introduction

Religion in India: A Historical Introduction

2006 | ISBN: 0415940249, 0415940230 | English | 296 Pages | PDF | 3 MB


Religion in India is an ideal first introduction to India's fascinating and varied religious history. Fred Clothey surveys the religions of India from prehistory and Indo-European migration through to the modern period. Exploring the interactions between different religious movements over time, and engaging with some of the liveliest debates in religious studies, he examines the rituals, mythologies, arts, ethics and social and cultural contexts of religion as lived in the past and present on the subcontinent.

Key topics discussed include:

Hinduism, its origins and development over time
minority religions, such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism and Buddhism
the influences of colonialism on Indian religion
the spread of Indian religions in the rest of the world
the practice of religion in everyday life, including case studies of pilgrimages, festivals, temples and rituals, and the role of women
Written by an experienced teacher, this student-friendly textbook is full of clear, lively discussion and vivid examples. Complete with maps and illustrations, and useful pedagogical features, including timelines, a comprehensive glossary, and recommended further reading specific to each chapter, this is an invaluable resource for students beginning their studies of Indian religions.

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