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Two Old Faiths: Hinduism & Islam (1891)

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Two Old Faiths: Hinduism & Islam (1891)

SG$56.00

Title: Two Old Faiths: Essays on the Religions of the Hindus and the Mohammedans
Author: J. Murray Mitchell and William Muir
ISBN: –
Publisher: Chautauqua Press, 1891
Condition: Hardcover, blue cloth. Very good for its age.

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Title: Two Old Faiths: Essays on the Religions of the Hindus and the Mohammedans
Author: J. Murray Mitchell and William Muir
ISBN: –
Publisher: Chautauqua Press, 1891
Condition: Hardcover, blue cloth. Very good for its age.

An odd little book which is more of a window into pre-war Western understanding of Hinduism and Islam than a work of any scholarly merit on the religions themselves. Not an objective analysis of Hinduism or Islam by any means.

Contents:

THE HINDU RELIGION.

Outline of the Essay
Introduction
The Vedas
Philosophy, and Ritualism
Reconstruction—Modern Hinduism
Contrast with Christianity
Hinduism in Contact with Christianity

THE RISE AND DECLINE OF ISLAM.

Outline of the Essay
Introduction
The Rapid Spread of Islam
Why the Spread of Islam was Stayed
Low Position of Islam in the Scale of Civilization