Religious Conversion Movements in South Asia
Continuities and Change, 1800-1990
By (author) Geoffrey A. Oddie
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Religious Conversion Movements in South Asia by Geoffrey A. Oddie
Book DescriptionThis text examines examples of religious conversion throughout South Asia including: Processes of Conversion of Christianity in 19th Century NW India Islamic Conversion in South India Kartabhaja Converts to Evangelical Christianity in Bengal Central Kerala Dalit Conversion French Mission and Mass Movements Conversion and Non-Conversion Experiences; and more. This book is a significant addition to the growing tradition of scholarship on religious conversion and a valuable resource for scholars and students who are interested in religious, social, and cultural developments of South Asia.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780700704729
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Geoffrey A. Oddie
Imagined Hinduism, Paperback (April 2006)
Explores the emergence and subsequent refinement of the idea of Hinduism as it developed among British Protestant missionaries in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This book demonstrates how the missionaries' construction of Hinduism grew out of their own roots in post-Enlightenment Europe, and their Christian conception of religion.
Hindu and Christian in South-East India, Hardback (November 1991)» View all books by Geoffrey A. Oddie
A study examining the religious institutions, trends and developments in parts of South-east India during the 19th- and 20th-centuries, which focuses on the Tanjore and Trichonopoly districts. Hinduism and Christianity are seen as living traditions, not static forms of religious organization.
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