Understanding World Religions and Beliefs: Understanding Hinduism, 1st Edition

  • Susan Bradley
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532153155
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153150
  • DDC: 294.5
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This book covers the history of Hinduism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about spiritual leaders, how Hindus perceive the world, and how Hindus live in the modern world. This title also discusses the complex interactions between Hinduism and Indian politics. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Festival of Colors.
2: Origins of Hinduism.
3: Evolution and Colonialism.
4: One God, Many, or None?.
5: Key Concepts and Customs.
6: Reforming Hinduism.
7: Personal Devotion.
8: Festivals and Holidays.
9: Challenges.
10: Hinduism Present and Future.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.