Religious Cultures in Early Modern India: New Perspectives

Religious Cultures in Early Modern India: New Perspectives

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ISBN-13: 9781138798328
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Rosalind O’Hanlon is Professor of Indian History and Culture, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford.

David Washbrook is Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Religious cultures in an imperial landscape Rosalind O’Hanlon and David Washbrook 2. The debate within: a Sufi critique of religious law, tasawwuf and politics in Mughal India Muzaffar Alam 3. The four sampradays: ordering the religious past in Mughal North India John Stratton Hawley 4. Theology and statecraft Monika Horstmann 5. Advaita Vedānta in early modern history Christopher Minkowski 6. The Brahmin double: the Brahminical construction of anti-Brahminism and anti-caste sentiment in the religious cultures of precolonial Maharashtra Christian Lee Novetzke 7. Speaking from Siva’s temple: Banaras scholar households and the Brahman ‘ecumene’ of Mughal India Rosalind O’Hanlon 8. A tale of two temples: Mathurā’s Késavadeva and Orcchā’s Caturbhujadeva Heidi Pauwels 9. Replicating Vaisnava worlds: organizing devotional space through the architectonics of the mandala Tony K. Stewart

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