Hindu Pluralism: Religion and the Public Sphere in Early Modern South India Elaine M Fisher

ISBN: 9780520966291

Published: February 24th 2017

262 pages


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Hindu Pluralism: Religion and the Public Sphere in Early Modern South India  by  Elaine M Fisher

Hindu Pluralism: Religion and the Public Sphere in Early Modern South India by Elaine M Fisher
February 24th 2017 | | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 262 pages | ISBN: 9780520966291 | 7.60 Mb

Much has been written about the historical origins of the unity of Hinduism. Hindu difference has been read through the lens of the term sectarianism, a concept that translates devotion as dissent, and community as a potential precursor to... MoreMuch has been written about the historical origins of the unity of Hinduism. Hindu difference has been read through the lens of the term sectarianism, a concept that translates devotion as dissent, and community as a potential precursor to communalism.

In Hindu Pluralism, Elaine. M. Fisher argues that it is the plurality of Hindu religious identities, and their embodiment and contestation in public space, that first reveals the emergence of Hinduism as a unified religion in south India and an integral feature of a distinctively Indic early modernity prior to British Colonialism.--Provided by publisher.



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