Redemptive Encounters: Three Modern Styles in the Hindu Tradition

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University of California Press, 1986 - Religion - 257 pages
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00 In this comparative study of three modern religious movements, Lawrence A. Babb argues that thematic continuities exist between traditional Hinduism and its widely divergent modern expressions. In this comparative study of three modern religious movements, Lawrence A. Babb argues that thematic continuities exist between traditional Hinduism and its widely divergent modern expressions.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Successions
15
Redemption in a Fluid World
34
Identity and Recognition
62
Dada Lekhraj and the Daughters of Brahma
93
History as Movie
110
Otherworldly Feminism
139
Sathya Sai Babas Miracles
159
The Reenchantment of the World
176
PART FOUR CONCLUSION
205
Glossary
227
References
237
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About the author (1986)

Lawrence A. Babb is Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College.

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