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Friedrich Max Müller and the Sacred Books of the East

Friedrich Max Müller and the Sacred Books of the East

Arie L. Molendijk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784234
eISBN:
9780191826832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784234.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Hinduism

The edition of the fifty massive volumes of the Sacred Books of the East (1879–1910) was one of the most ambitious and daring editorial projects of late Victorian scholarship. The German-born ... More

Hindu Theology in Early Modern South Asia

Hindu Theology in Early Modern South Asia

Kiyokazu Okita

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198709268
eISBN:
9780191779688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709268.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

Focusing on the idea of genealogical affiliation (sampradāya), this book explores the interactions between royal power and priestly authority in eighteenth-century north India. Specifically, it ... More

The Oxford History of HinduismThe Goddess

The Oxford History of Hinduism: The Goddess

Mandakranta Bose (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198767022
eISBN:
9780191821226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767022.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

The central purpose of the book is the critical exposition of the Hindu idea of the divine feminine, or Devī, conceived as a singularity expressed in many forms. With the theological principles ... More

The Truth WithinA History of Inwardness in Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism

The Truth Within: A History of Inwardness in Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism

Gavin Flood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684564
eISBN:
9780191765933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684564.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

This book argues that the idea that there is a truth within the person discovered through introspection is found in the histories of Hinduism, Christianity, and Buddhism. The book examines this ... More

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