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Religions of Asia today

John L. Esposito Darrell J. Fasching 1944-; Todd Vernon Lewis 1949-

2009

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (BL 1033 .E87 2009 )()

  • Title:
    Religions of Asia today
  • Author: John L. Esposito
  • Darrell J. Fasching 1944-; Todd Vernon Lewis 1949-
  • Description: Introduction -- Globalization : world religions in everyone's hometown -- Understanding religious experience and its expressions -- The great transition : from tribal life to urban life and the emergence of world religions -- The great religious stories of the world -- Modernization in global perspective -- Modern colonialism, the socialist challenge, and the end of modernity -- Postmodern trends in a postcolonial world -- Conclusion: We are all heretics in the postmodern situation -- Indigenous religions -- Origins of homo religiosus : prehistory -- Indigenous religious traditions : soul belief and afterlife -- Indigenous religions today -- Hinduism -- Encountering modernity : Hindu challenges to India as a secular state -- Premodern Hinduism : the formative era -- Premodern Hinduism : the classical era (180 BCE-900 CE) -- Premodern Hinduism : the post-classical era (900 CE-1500 CE) -- Hinduism and modernity -- Hinduism and postmodern trends in a postcolonial world -- Hindu festival practice -- The religious institutions of contemporary Hinduism -- Buddhism : ways to Nirvana -- Encounter with modernity : socially "engaged Buddhism" -- Premodern Buddhism : the formative era -- Premodern Buddhism : the classical era -- The core doctrines -- Premodern Buddhism : Buddhist expansion -- Buddhism and modernity -- Buddhism and postmodern trends in a postcolonial world -- East Asian religions : traditions of human cultivation and natural harmony -- Encounter with modernity : postcolonial Confucian economics -- East Asian religions in the premodern era -- East Asian religions in the early modern era -- East Asian religions and postmodern trends in a postcolonial world -- Islam in Asia -- The dawn of Islam in Asia -- The Islamic tradition -- Jihad -- The challenge of European colonialism -- Globalization : from new to New Age religions -- New religions -- New Age religions -- Religious postmodernism and global ethics.
  • Local Note: acq2010rel
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: xvii, 392 p., [34] p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780195373608 (pbk. : alk. paper);ISBN 019537360X (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Asia -- Religion
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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