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Rethinking religion in India

the colonial construction of Hinduism

by Esther Bloch

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


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This study critically assesses recent debates about the colonial construction of Hinduism. Written by experts in their field, the chapters present historical and empirical arguments as well as theoretical reflections on the topic, offering new insights into the nature of the construction of religion in India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Esther Bloch, Marianne Keppens and Rajaram Hegde
SeriesRoutledge South Asian religion series -- 4
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1151.5 .R48 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24476304M
ISBN 10041554890X
ISBN 109780415548908
LC Control Number2009025369
OCLC/WorldCa311757330

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According to the classical paradigm, Hindu traditions are conceptualized as features of a religion with distinct beliefs, doctrines, sacred laws and holy texts. Today, however. Bloch, Esther, Marianne Keppens, and Rajaram Hegde, eds. “Rethinking Religion in India: The Colonial Construction of Hinduism.” Routledge South Asian Religion Series.

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Bringing together the different positions in the debate, it provides necessary historical data, arguments and conceptual tools to examine the argument. Introduction: rethinking religion in India / Marianne Keppens and Esther Bloch -- Hindus and others / David N.

Lorenzen -- Hindu religious identity with special reference to the origin and significance of the term Hinduism, c. / Geoffrey A. Oddie -- Representing religion in colonial India / John Zavos -- Colonialism and religion / Sharada Sugirtharajah -- Women, the freedom movement.

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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Introduction: rethinking religion in India / Marianne Keppens and Esther Bloch --Hindus and others / David N.

Lorenzen --Hindu religious identity with special reference to the origin and significance of the term Hinduism, c. / Geoffrey A. Oddie.Religious Studies Review. Vol Issue 1. Rethinking Religion in India: The Colonial Construction of Hinduism – Edited by Esther Bloch, Marianne Keppens, and Rajaram Hegde.

Frederick M. Smith. University of Iowa. Search for more papers by this author. Frederick M. Smith.OCLC Number: Description: vi,54 pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The Christian movement in India / G.V.

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