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Unformatted text preview: authority as texts like the Christian Bible, the Jewish Torah, or the Muslim Qur’an. • The most widely accepted of Hindi texts are the Vedas which translates to Wisdom texts. These were written over 2000 years ago, however few Hindus are able to read them and rely on the Brahmins or priests who memorize and recite them although without meaning. ← Hindu was originally used to define the people of a certain geographic region of northern India ← 30/09/2007 16:06:00 ← 30/09/2007 16:06:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course SOC 001 taught by Professor Kevin during the Fall '07 term at UC Riverside.
- Fall '07