Colonialism, Modernity, and Religious Identities: Religious Reform Movements in South Asia

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Gwilym Beckerlegge
Oxford University Press, 2008 - History - 274 pages
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This volume explores the changing relationship between religion and the socio-political context, the roles of specific religious movements, and the lives and contributions of individuals.

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Contents

Idolatry Syncretism and Antisyncretism in Hindu Reform
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How Favourable is Puritan Islam to Modernity?
147
Continuity and Change in Womens Role in IndoMuslim
166
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Gwilym Beckerlegge is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies at The Open University, UK.

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