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Global Religious Traditions, 1760-1922 profiles many living traditions outside of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It addresses theology, philosophy, practice, and history related to Babism, Baha’i, Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Jainism, Native American traditions, Shinto, Sikhism, Spiritualism, Taoism, Theosophy, Yezidi religion, and Zoroastrianism. It also includes tribal and folk religions of Africa, Europe, South Asia, and East Asia.

Offering more than 1,300 volumes, this resource allows students and researchers to gain a better appreciation of global cultures and religions and to understand them within a historical framework. It includes translated sacred texts in English, German, and French. A number of sacred texts are also presented in their original languages, specifically Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese, and Tamil. 

Broad subject coverage includes: 

  • Buddhism
  • Hinduism 
  • Sikhism
  • Spiritualism
  • Taoism
  • Other non-Abrahamic traditions

Explore other thematic collections in the ATLA Monographs Collection (11 Series).

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