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 The Eternal Dharma

Ariel Glucklich

in The Footsteps of Vishnu: A Historical Introduction to Hinduism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195314052
eISBN:
9780199871766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314052.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The last chapter of the book looks at the religious and political developments in India after the arrival of the British colonialists. The chapter focuses primarily on the Hindu response to ... More


Rammohun Roy and the Bengal Renaissance

Dermot Killingley

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198790839
eISBN:
9780191833281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790839.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

This chapter does two things that are important to create a starting point from which to think about modern Hinduism. First, it gives a broad overview of the fundamental transformations that took ... More


Between Complicit Entanglement and Creative Dissonance: William Wilberforce, Rammohun Roy, and Public Sphere Debates in the Early Nineteenth-Century Nexus between India and Britain

Gita Dharampal-Frick and Milinda Banerjee

in Religious Interactions in Modern India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198081685
eISBN:
9780199097661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198081685.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, History of Religion

Focusing on the nexus between Rammohun Roy’s religious deliberations and William Wilberforce’s religious policies, the chapter emphasizes the interconnections between the developments of the ... More


Intellectual flows and counterflows: the strange case of J. S. Mill

Lynn Zastoupil

in Colonial Exchanges: Political Theory and the Agency of the Colonized

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105646
eISBN:
9781526128140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105646.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This essay re-examines the fact that J. S. Mill’s published work registers surprisingly few direct examples of influence from India, despite his lengthy East India Company career. Situating Mill’s ... More


Rise of Nondualism in Bengal

Ferdinando Sardella

in Modern Hindu Personalism: The History, Life, and Thought of Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199865918
eISBN:
9780199979998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199865918.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter addresses the formulation of a one-sided interpretation of Indic religions during the early colonial period, prompted in part by three predispositions that originated from the early ... More


Missionaries, Unitarians, and Raja Rammohun Roy

Michael J. Altman

in Heathen, Hindoo, Hindu: American Representations of India, 1721-1893

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190654924
eISBN:
9780190654955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654924.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter analyzes the way American Protestants used representations of “Hindoo religion” to further their own ends. First, it analyzes the representations of “heathenism” and “Hindoos” in the ... More


Reform Affinities

J. Barton Scott

in Spiritual Despots: Modern Hinduism and the Genealogies of Self-Rule

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368672
eISBN:
9780226368702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368702.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter foregrounds the circulation of ideas between South Asia and the North Atlantic by two principal means. First, it proposes the term “reform assemblage” as a lens for interpreting ... More


The Hindu Religious Tradition: Revivalism and Fundamentalism

T. N. Madan

in Modern Myths, Locked Minds: Secularism and Fundamentalism in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065104
eISBN:
9780199080182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065104.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Many early Victorian writers considered India to be at the threshold of a new way of life under the combined influence of the new administrative and mercantile dispensations and evangelical ... More


Indian Cinema and Modern Hinduism

Gayatri Chatterjee

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198790839
eISBN:
9780191833281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790839.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

This chapter looks at how issues of modernity and Hinduism have been treated in a key modern medium: film. Chatterjee looks closely at several important Indian films that all reveal changing ideas on ... More


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