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Religious Traditions in Modern South Asia

Jacquelin Hirst

Religious Traditions in Modern South Asia

by Jacquelin Hirst

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion / General

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    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10207053M
    ISBN 100415447879
    ISBN 109780415447874
    OCLC/WorldCa406171676

    Request PDF | On Jul 1, , Arvind Sharma and others published Religious traditions in modern South Asia: London and New York: Routledge, xvi + pages | Find, read and cite all the. Traditions of South Asia: from inside and outside 1 South Asia as a region 3 Dharma in Indic or South Asian religions 5 Traditions of outsiders: the world’s gifts to India 7 The teacher-scholars who are the book’s authors 8 Recommendations for student readers 9 PART ONE What India has given to the world 13 1 Hindu Dharma 15File Size: 3MB.

    Religions of South Asia –3 (): – “Legislating Consent: Dispute, Accord, and the Vote in Early Indian Monasticisms.” In Jinhua Chen, Ciulan Liu, and Susan Andrews (eds.), Rules of Engagement: Medieval Traditions of Buddhist Monastic Regulation: – . "This book offers a fresh approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia. It uses a series of case studies to explore the development of religious ideas and practices, giving students an understanding of the social, political and historical context. It looks at some familiar themes in the study of religion, such as deity, authoritative texts, myth, worship, teacher traditions and caste.

    Dr. Gil Ben-Herut is an Associate Professor in the Religious Studies Department, University of South Florida. His research interests include pre-modern religious literature in the Kannada language, South Asian bhakti (devotional) traditions, translation in South Asia, and programming for Digital Humanities. Dr. Home Research Research Explorer Publications Religious Traditions in Modern South Asia. Home; Research; Research Explorer. Researchers Religious Traditions in Modern South Asia. Research output: Book/Report › Book. Authors: John Zavos; Jacqueline Suthren Hirst; Overview; Citation formatsCited by: 3.


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Out of 5 stars Religious Traditions in Modern South Asia by Suthren Hirst and Zavos. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Septem Verified Purchase. The book is an original attempt to present current academic thinking about the inadequacy of the'world religions' model in /5(2).

This book offers a contemporary approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia. It explores the development of religious ideas and practices in the region, giving students a clear and critical understanding of social, political and historical by: 3. Get this from a library. Religious traditions in modern South Asia.

[Jacqueline Suthren Hirst; John Zavos] -- "This book offers a fresh approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia. It uses a series of case studies to explore the development of religious ideas and practices, giving students an.

This book offers a contemporary approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia. It explores the development of religious ideas and practices in the region, giving students a clear and critical understanding of social, political and historical context.

This book offers a contemporary approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia. It explores the development of religious ideas and practices in the region, giving students a clear and critical understanding of social, political and historical context.

Part One takes a fresh look at some familiar themes in the study of religion, such as deity, authoritative texts, myth, worship, teacher. One way of summarizing the contents of this book would be to say that it identifies a paradox involved in claiming that south Asia, as a region, contains distinct religions on the one hand, and also claiming, on the other, that it is “a region of great religious diversity” (1), for religion diversity could compromise the claim to religious distinctness on the part of its various : Arvind Sharma.

Book Description. This book offers a contemporary approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia. It explores the development of religious ideas and practices in the region, giving students a clear and critical understanding of social, political and historical context.

Request PDF | Religious Traditions in Modern South Asia | This book offers a contemporary approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia. It explores the development of religious ideas and. South Asia is, then, a region of great significance in the contemporary world. Our objective in this book is to provide some insights into one important feature of the region: its religious traditions.

It is a commonplace to say that South Asia is a region of great religious diversity (see Box ). It skilfully summarises the latest research about the modern development of these religious traditions and provides helpful tools to demonstrate to students the complexity of religion in South Asia.

The textbook could work in an upper level course, paired with accessible ethnographies and historical case studies, provided that students come Author: Jennifer B. Saunders. Buy Religious Traditions in Modern South Asia 1 by Suthren Hirst, Jacqueline (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Get this from a library. Religious Traditions in Modern South Asia. [Jacqueline Suthren Hirst; John Zavos] -- This book offers a contemporary approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia.

It explores the development of religious ideas and practices in the region, giving students a clear and. This essential student textbook consists of seventeen sections, all written by leading scholars in their different fields.

They cover all the religious traditions of Southwest Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Tibet, and East Asia. The major traditions that are described and discussed are (from the Southwest) Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Islam, and (from the East) Taoism.

It looks at some familiar themes in the study of religion, such as deity, authoritative texts, myth, worship, teacher traditions and caste, and some of the key ways in which Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Sikhism in South Asia have been shaped in the modern period.

The book points to the diversity of ways of looking at religious traditions and. BOOK REVIEW Open Access Religious traditions in modern South Asia: London and New York: Routledge, xvi+ pages Arvind Sharma Correspondence: @ Birks Professor of Comparative Religion at McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada One way of summarizing the contents of this book would be to say that it identifies aAuthor: Arvind Sharma.

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We will explore the role of religions in politics and social relations in East and South, South East Asia and Middle East, and will analyze the origins, central teachings, divisions and branches, rituals and practices, influences on culture, and responses to modern challenges for each tradition.The culture of Asia encompasses the collective and diverse customs and traditions of art, architecture, music, literature, lifestyle, philosophy, politics and religion that have been practiced and maintained by the numerous ethnic groups of the continent of Asia since fication of a specific culture of Asia or universal elements among the colossal diversity that has emanated.Read "Health and Religious Rituals in South Asia Disease, Possession and Healing" by available from Rakuten Kobo.

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