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  1. Buddhism: a very short introduction - Damien Keown, Askews & Holts Library Services 2013

    Book Essential

  2. An introduction to Buddhism: teachings, history and practices - Peter Harvey 2013

    Book Essential

  3. Sikhism: a very short introduction - Eleanor M. Nesbitt 2016

    Book Essential

  4. Sikhism: a guide for the perplexed - Arvind-pal Singh Mandair, Askews & Holts Library Services 2013

    Book Essential

  5. Sikhism: an introduction - Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh 2011

    Book Essential

  6. Buddhism 8 items
    1. Buddhism: the basics - Cathy Cantwell, Askews & Holts Library Services 2010

      Book  Class Text Book

    2. Buddhist scriptures - Edward Conze 1959

      Book  See: The Legend of the Buddha Shakyamuni, pp. 34-66. Available via Online Resource Button.

    3. Theravāda Buddhism: a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo - Richard F. Gombrich, Dawson Books 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book  See: pp. 60-72

    4. Buddhism: a short introduction - Klaus K. Klostermaier c1999

      Book  See: pp. 29-46 and 172-201.

    5. Lives of great monks and nuns - Jung-hsi Li, Albert A. Dalia 2002

      Book  See: Rongxi, L.,'The Life of Nagarjuna, translated from the Chinese of Kuarajiva', pp. 18-27.

    6. The Sutra of Queen Śrīmālā of the Lion's Roar - Diana Y. Paul, John R. McRae 2004

      Book  See: pp.117-131.

  7. Useful Theology and Religious Studies databases 1 item
  8. Religion in Japan 13 items
    1. Japanese religion: unity and diversity - H. Byron Earhart c1982

      Book 

    2. Japanese philosophy: a sourcebook - James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, John C. Maraldo c2011

      Book 

    3. The invention of religion in Japan - Jason Ānanda Josephson 2012

      Book 

    4. The "greatest problem": religion and state formation in Meiji Japan - Trent Elliott Maxey, Harvard University. Asia Center 2014

      Book 

    5. Buddhism and Shinto - Fabio Rambelli 26/02/2018

      Book 

    6. Nanzan guide to Japanese religions - Paul L. Swanson, Clark Chilson c2006

      Book 

    7. Practically religious: worldly benefits and the common religion of Japan - Ian Reader, George J. Tanabe c1998

      Book 

    8. The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions 26/10/2006

      Book  See: Susumu Shimazono, “Traditional Japanese religious society"

    9. The Oxford Handbook of Atheism 21/11/2013

      Book  See: Sarah Whylly, “Japan”

  9. Shinto 16 items
    1. Shinto in history: ways of the kami - John Breen, Mark Teeuwen 2000

      Book 

    2. A new history of Shinto - John Breen, Mark Teeuwen 2010

      Book 

    3. Shintō and the state, 1868-1988 - Helen Hardacre c1989

      Book 

    4. Shinto - Helen Hardacre 2016

      Book 

    5. Shinto, a short history - Mark Teeuwen, John Breen, Nobutaka Inoue, Satoshi ItÕo 2003

      Book 

    6. The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Philosophy 02/09/2014

      Book  See: Tomoko Iwasawa, “Philosophical implications of Shinto”

    7. Shinto in the History of Japanese Religion - Kuroda Toshio, James C. Dobbins, Suzanne Gay 24/1981

      Article 

    8. A year in the life of a Shinto shrine - 1953- Nelson, John K. (John Kenneth) 1996

      Book 

    9. Enduring identities: the guise of Shinto in contemporary Japan - John K. Nelson c 2000

      Book 

    10. Kojiki 2016

      Book 

    11. Routledge handbook of religions in Asia - Taylor & Francis Group 2015

      Book  See: Aike P. Rots, “Shinto’s modern transformations: from imperial cult to nature worship”

    12. The invention of religion: rethinking belief in politics and history - Derek R. Peterson, Darren R. Walhof c2002

      Book  See: Sarah Thal, “A religion that was not a religion: the creation of modern Shinto in nineteenth-century Japan”

    13. The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts 01/02/2014

      Book  Sybil Thornton, “Shintō and the arts”

    14. Online Resources 2 items
  10. Buddhism in Japan 15 items
    1. The religious traditions of Japan, 500-1600 - Richard John Bowring 2008

      Book 

    2. A history of Japanese religion - Kazuo Kasahara, Paul McCarthy, Gaynor Sekimori 2001

      Book 

    3. Shapers of Japanese Buddhism - Yusen Kashiwahara, Koyu Sonoda 1994

      Book 

    4. The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Philosophy 02/09/2014

      Book  See: Thomas P. Kasulis, Prince Shōtoku’s Constitution and the synthetic nature of Japanese thought

    5. A history of Japanese Buddhism - Kenji Matsuo 2007

      Book 

    6. Original enlightenment and the transformation of medieval Japanese Buddhism - Jacqueline Ilyse Stone 2003

      Book 

    7. Revisiting Nichiren: Editors' Introduction - Ruben L. F. Habito, Jacqueline I. Stone Fall, 1999 (electronic resource)

      Article 

    8. Online Resources 2 items
  11. Contemporary Japanese religions 11 items
    1. Sōka Gakkai - Andrew Gebert 05/08/2016

      Book 

    2. The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Buddhism 05/12/2016

      Book  See: Elisabetta Porcu, “Contemporary Japanese Buddhist traditions”

    3. Handbook of contemporary Japanese religions - Inken Prohl, John K. Nelson c2012

      Book 

    4. The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions 26/10/2006

      Book  See: Ian Reader, “Japanese new religious movements”

  12. Christianity in Japan 8 items
    1. The Oxford Handbook of Christianity in Asia 01/01/2014

      Book  See: Dennis Hirota, “Christian tradition in the eyes of Asian Buddhists: the case of Japan”

    2. Christianity made in Japan: a study of indigenous movements - Mark Mullins c1998

      Book 

    3. Ideology and Christianity in Japan - Kiri Paramore 2011

      Book 

    4. Christianity and Japan: meeting, conflict, hope - Stuart D. B. Picken 1983

      Book 

    5. Korea: a historical and cultural dictionary - Keith Pratt, Richard Rutt, James Hoare 1999

      Book 

  13. History of Japan 6 items
  14. Hinduism and Buddhism 23 items
    1. The Blackwell companion to Hinduism - Gavin D. Flood 2005

      Book Essential See: Flood, G., “Introduction: Establishing the Boundaries”, pp. 1-19, Rocher, L., “The Dharmaśāstras”, pp. 102-115, and Brockington, J., “The Sanskrit Epics”, pp. 116-128.

    2. Buddhist scriptures - Edward Conze 1959

      Book Essential See: pp. 34-66, available online.

    3. An introduction to Hinduism - Gavin D. Flood 1996

      Book Essential See: “Ancient Origins”, pp. 23-50, available online.

    4. The fundamental wisdom of the middle way: Nāgārjuna's Mūlamadhyamakakārikā - Jay L. Garfield, Nāgārjuna, Askews & Holts Library Services 1995

      Book Essential See: pp. 2-5 and pp. 87-123.

    5. The Rigveda: the earliest religious poetry of India - Stephanie W. Jamison, Joel P. Brereton 2014

      Book Essential See: pp. 88-89

    6. Tibetan Buddhism: a very short introduction - Matthew Kapstein 2013

      Book Essential See: pp. 12-28 and pp. 62-78

    7. A survey of Hinduism - Klaus K. Klostermaier 2007

      Book Essential See: “Hindu Metaphysics and Psychology: Sāṃkhya-Yoga”, pp. 342-350, 181-197, and 232-247.

    8. Upanisads - Patrick Olivelle c1996

      Book Essential See: pp.148-156, 167-176, 346-351, 354-356, available online.

    9. Many Rāmāyaṇas: the diversity of a narrative tradition in South Asia - Paula Richman c1991

      Book Essential See: Ramanujan, A. K., “Three Hundred Ramayanas: Five Examples and Three Thoughts on Translation”, pp. 22-49, available online.

    10. Recommended 14 items
      1. An introduction to Hinduism - Gavin D. Flood 1996

        Book Recommended

      2. The fundamental wisdom of the middle way: Nāgārjuna's Mūlamadhyamakakārikā - Jay L. Garfield, Nāgārjuna, Askews & Holts Library Services 1995

        Book Recommended

      3. An introduction to Buddhism: teachings, history and practices - Peter Harvey 2013

        Book Recommended

      4. The Rigveda: the earliest religious poetry of India - Stephanie W. Jamison, Joel P. Brereton 2014

        Book Recommended See: pp. 3-83

      5. Vedic Hinduism - Stephanie W. Jamison, Michael Witzel

        Document Recommended

      6. Tibetan Buddhism: a very short introduction - Matthew Kapstein 2013

        Book Recommended See: pp. 172-201

      7. Roots of yoga - James Mallinson 2017

        Book Recommended See: pp. ix-xl, available online.

      8. Upanisads - Patrick Olivelle c1996

        Book Recommended

      9. The Collected Essays of A.K.Ramanujan - A. K. Ramanujan 2004

        Book Recommended See: pp. 6-33, available online.

      10. Many Rāmāyaṇas: the diversity of a narrative tradition in South Asia - Paula Richman c1991

        Book Recommended

      11. Lives of great monks and nuns - Jung-hsi Li, Albert A. Dalia 2002

        Book Recommended See: Rongxi, Li (tr.), "The Life of Nagarjuna, Translated from the Chinese of Kuarajiva", pp. 18-27.