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Religious Interactions in Modern India

Martin Fuchs and Vasudha Dalmia

Abstract

Religions in South Asia have tended to be studied in blocks, whether in the various monolithic traditions in which they are now regarded—Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, Sikh, Jain, and Christian—or indeed in temporal blocks—ancient, medieval, and modern. Analysing Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Sikh, Islamic, and Christian traditions, this volume seeks to look at relationships both within and between religions focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries. The chapters explore not only the diversity and the multiplicity within each block, but also the specific forms of their coexistence with each other, whether in ... More

Keywords: religions, South Asia, Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, Sikh, Jain, Christian, monolithic traditions, religious reform movements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198081685
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198081685.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Fuchs, editor
Professor, Max-Weber-Kolleg Universitat Erfurt

Vasudha Dalmia, editor
Professor Emerita, University of California, Berkeley, USA.