Written with a rare combination of analysis and speculation, this comprehensive study of Javanese religion is one of the few books on the religion of a non-Western people which emphasizes variation and conflict in belief as well as similarity and harmony. The reader becomes aware of the intricacy and depth of Javanese spiritual life and the ...Read MoreWritten with a rare combination of analysis and speculation, this comprehensive study of Javanese religion is one of the few books on the religion of a non-Western people which emphasizes variation and conflict in belief as well as similarity and harmony. The reader becomes aware of the intricacy and depth of Javanese spiritual life and the problems of political and social integration reflected in the religion. The Religion of Java will interest specialists in Southeast Asia, anthropologists and sociologists concerned with the social analysis of religious belief and ideology, students of comparative religion, and civil servants dealing with governmental policy toward Indonesia and Southeast Asia.Read Less
Paperback. Good+. Illustrated wraps, 392 pages. Book is in great shape, with edge and corner wear and fading on the spine and across the top of the front cover; otherwise, binding is solid, and pages are clean.
Very Good. 0226285103 B/w photos. A combination of analysis and speculation, being one of the first comprehensive study ever made of Javanese religion as a whole. *** 390pp ** Index. ** 2nd prtg. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Soft cover |
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