Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

22. How Many "Sacred Texts" does Hinduism have?

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Steven W Ramey [+-]
University of Alabama
Steven W. Ramey is a Professor in Religious Studies at the University of Alabama, where he also directs the Asian Studies Program.

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People organize and count texts associated with Hinduism in various ways. This essay describes some of these sets of texts and addresses debates over what texts count as “sacred” and which groups can be counted as a single text or multiple texts.

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Ramey, Steven. 22. How Many "Sacred Texts" does Hinduism have?. Hinduism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 75-77 Aug 2022. ISBN 9781800502406. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=41689. Date accessed: 15 Jun 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.41689. Aug 2022

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