Hinduism for Our Times
By (author) Arvind Sharma
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Hinduism for Our Times by Arvind Sharma
Book DescriptionNo religion ever remains static: it affects and is in turn affected by material reality. In this book, Sharma examines the contours of this creative tension in contemporary Hinduism. Sharma attempts to raise self-awareness of this dimension of Hinduism to an unprecedented level. In this way, he hopes, that in the context of modernization and globalization, Hindus will be able to make conscious choices that will keep their religion at the cutting edge of the contemporary world instead of the periphery.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195643602
(215mm x 140mm x 6mm)
Imprint: OUP India
Publisher: OUP India
Publish Date: 28-May-1998
Country of Publication: India
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Fundamentalism and Women in World Religions, Paperback (October 2008)
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Reservation and Affirmative Action, Hardback (July 2005)
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Religion in a Secular City, Hardback (November 2001)» View all books by Arvind Sharma
In this collection of 20 essays, Sharma and his contributors honour Harvey Cox's seminal contribution to the study of religion.
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