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Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India

Anna Bigelow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195368239
eISBN:
9780199867622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368239.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Sacred and civic spaces in religiously plural communities are peacefully shared all the time, yet we rarely hear about such places. This book is a finely grained study of Malerkotla, an Indian town ... More


Chapter 3. Before Partition: Challenges to the Plural Kingdom

Anna Bigelow

in Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195368239
eISBN:
9780199867622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368239.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Immediately before Partition in 1947 Malerkotla underwent several periods of interreligious turmoil. From the 1920s to the 1940s, that challenged the popular image of the town as an island of peace. ... More


Chapter 4. Partition and Beyond: Peace, Politics, and the New India

Anna Bigelow

in Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195368239
eISBN:
9780199867622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368239.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

According to all available sources (archives and interviews), no one in Malerkotla was killed in the interreligious violence of Partition, and most of the Muslim population remained. Explanations for ... More


The Second Strife: Religion as the Catalyst of the Crisis in the 1980S and 1990S

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After Tito's death, ethnic nationalism was simmering in all parts of Yugoslavia from Slovenia in the northwest to Kosovo in the southeast. The secular politics of the regime's establishment involved ... More


Un/settled Relations

Yulia Egorova

in Jews and Muslims in South Asia: Reflections on Difference, Religion, and Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199856237
eISBN:
9780190886219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199856237.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter reflects on the trope of Jewish-Muslim relations by exploring the daily interactions between members of the two communities in India and Pakistan and the mutual attitudes and perceptions ... More


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