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  1. Defining Hinduism

    A Reader

    Edited by J. E. Llewellyn

    Series: Critical Categories in the Study of Religion

    Defining Hinduism is concerned not only with what Hinduism is, but also with what it has been, and with the history of the term "Hinduism". Defining Hinduism brings together essays by some of the most influential and interesting scholars working on the religions of South Asia today. The volume also...

    Published January 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  2. Ritual and Religious Belief

    A Reader

    Edited by Graham Harvey

    Series: Critical Categories in the Study of Religion

    What is ritual's relation to belief? to performance? Does ritual have its own logic?Ritual and Religious Belief is a reader that brings together material exploring the problem of ritual from many perspectives. Selections from the sixteenth century to the present explore the idea of ritual as a type...

    Published November 7th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Syncretism in Religion

    A Reader

    Edited by Anita Maria Leopold, Jeppe Sinding Jensen

    Series: Critical Categories in the Study of Religion

    Long a fascinating but problematic category of religious studies, "syncretism" is an elastic term that describes a wide range of practices characterized by the mixing or overlap of traditions. Syncretism in Religion offers the student a broad selection of essays, both classical contributions to the...

    Published December 26th 2004 by Routledge

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