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Difference and Humanity Among Christians in Indian Slums

Difference and Humanity Among Christians in Indian Slums

MRB August 28, 2017 0

Liana Chua Reviews Nathaniel Roberts’ To Be Cared For Recently, a certain meme made the rounds on my (admittedly anthropologist-heavy) social media feed. The meme features a photo of the pioneering anthropologist Ruth Benedict,

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Deonnie Moodie on Temples, Class, and Hindu Identity

Directions in the Study of Religion: Deonnie Moodie on Temples, Class, and Hindu Identity

Kristian Petersen June 7, 2016 0

The construction of modern Hindu and Indian identities can be traced through the contestations over a contemporary temple site. Kristian Petersen talks with Deonnie Moodie, Assistant Professor in Religious Studies at The University of

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Architecture, Ascetics, and Agency – By Katherine Kasdorf

Architecture, Ascetics, and Agency – By Katherine Kasdorf

Katherine Kasdorf October 27, 2015 0

Katherine Kasdorf on Tamara Sears’s Worldly Gurus and Spiritual Kings In a village in central India, two medieval buildings stand side by side. One is a Hindu temple, with a tower that reaches toward

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The Multiple Ideas of India: Narendra Modi and the Meaning of Indian Secularism – By Benjamin Siegel

The Multiple Ideas of India: Narendra Modi and the Meaning of Indian Secularism – By Benjamin Siegel

Benjamin Siegel May 27, 2014 4

Benjamin Siegel: Narendra Modi’s election as India’s sixteenth prime minister demonstrates how the celebrated “idea of India” has always been but one contingent idea about a multiethnic state and the aspirations of its citizens.

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A Sustained Protestant Onslaught Against Indian Religion

A Sustained Protestant Onslaught Against Indian Religion

Brian Stanley June 25, 2013 0

Brian Stanley on Robert A. Yelle’s The Language of Disenchantment Is the world becoming more secular? Debate on this persisting question shows no sign of abating. The global resurgence of conservative religion serves as a case

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