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religious beliefs and practices of Hindus in Derby.

Judith Law

religious beliefs and practices of Hindus in Derby.

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Published by University of Leeds, Department of Theology and Religious Studies in Leeds .
Written in English


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SeriesResearch papers / Community Religions Project. new series -- 8
ContributionsUniversity of Leeds. Department of Theology and Religious Studies.
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Open LibraryOL19671622M


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Hinduism comprises the religion and culture of the great majority of the people of India, a country tipped to become a world superpower politically, economically and culturally in the course of the present by:   Julius Lipner’s Hindus is widely recognised as essential reading for everyone wishing to understand one of the world’s great religious traditions.

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