MONASTICISM IN THE CHRISTIAN AND HINDU TRADITIONS:
A Comparative Study

Author: Creel, Austin
Narayanan, Vashudha
Year:1990
Pages:608
ISBN:0-88946-502-9
978-0-88946-502-2
Price:339.95
Papers focusing, from the viewpoints of history, history of religions, sociology , and anthropology, on a comparative study of monasticism in the two traditions.

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". . . materials are generally excellent - lodes of both information and insight. . . . the individual pieces are clearly and accessibly written. . . . Ancillary strengths are the substantial per-essay notes and the useful glossary, bibliography, and index." - Choice

". . . a most valuable volume - the best work in English on the topic to date. A glossary, bibliography, and index add to the volume's usefulness." - Hindu-Christian Studies