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The Crisis of Secularism in India

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious groups,
  • Minority Studies - General,
  • Religion,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Religion and politics,
  • India,
  • Communalism,
  • General,
  • Postcolonial Studies,
  • Religious Studies,
  • South Asian Studies,
  • Religion, Politics & State,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • Secularism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAkeel Bilgrami (Contributor), Flavia Agnes (Contributor), Gyanendra Pandey (Contributor), Nivedita Menon (Contributor), Ravi Vasudevan (Contributor), Romila Thapar (Contributor), Shabnum Tejani (Contributor), Shyam Benegal (Contributor), Sumit Sarkar (Contributor), Sunil Khilnani (Contributor), Upendra Baxi (Contributor), V. Geetha (Contributor), Anuradha Dingwaney Needham (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9642686M
    ISBN 100822338319
    ISBN 109780822338314

    A review of The Crisis of Secularism in India edited by Anuradha Dingwaney Needham and Rajeswari Sunder Rajan. Recommended Citation Bauman, Chad () "Book Review: "The Crisis of Secularism in India"," Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies: Vol. 21, Article Author: Chad M Bauman. One of the most hotly debated issues of the day is whether the religion of the public schools is Secularism. When the Supreme Court forbade the teaching of the traditional religions in public schools, did it, in doing so, establish religious neutrality? Or did it effectively establish a new religion called Secularism? In compliance with .

    Chapter 2: Religious Fundamentalism And Indian Secularism – the Present Crisis A Talk given at the Seminar on the Future of inter-religious Dialogue at Dharmaram on 17 August In this Seminar on the future of the inter-religious dialogue, it is proper that we start with the specific context of the present crisis of Indian Secularism and.   6hrs India Bangladesh land border at Petrapole opens; Begusarai, metaphor of a secular crisis Varghese K. George. Begusarai is a metaphor of Location: Kasturi Building, Anna Salai, , Mount Road, Chennai, , Tamil Nadu.

    The Crisis of Secularism in India is a lively engagement by leading scholars on the causes, forms and solutions to the erosion of tolerance in India. The book, which evolved from a conference on Siting Secularism held against the backdrop of communal violence in Gujarat in , seeks to engage in a self. While secularism has been integral to India’s democracy for more than fifty years, its uses and limits are now being debated anew. Signs of a crisis in the relations between state, society, and religion include the violence directed against Muslims in Gujarat in and the precarious situation of India’s minority religious groups more generally; the existence of personal laws 5/5(1).


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While secularism has been integral to India’s democracy for more than fifty years, its uses and limits are now being debated anew. Signs of a crisis in the relations between state, society, and religion include the violence directed against Muslims in Gujarat in and the precarious situation of India’s minority religious groups more generally; the existence of.

Praise “The Crisis of Secularism in India is a lively engagement by leading scholars on the causes, forms and solutions to the erosion of tolerance in India This volume is important because it updates existing scholarship on secularism in three interesting ways: a) it provides a rich empirical (contemporary and historical) basis for the debates on the crisis of secularism.

While secularism has been integral to India’s democracy for more than fifty years, its uses and limits are now being debated anew. Signs of a crisis in the relations between state, society, and religion include the violence directed against Muslims in Gujarat in and the precarious situation of India’s minority religious groups more generally; the existence of personal laws.

While secularism has been integral to Indias democracy for more than fifty years, its uses and limits are now being debated anew. Signs of a crisis in the relations between state, society, and religion include the violence directed against Muslims in Gujarat in and the precarious situation of Indias minority religious groups more generally; the existence of personal4/5(6).

While secularism has been integral to India’s democracy for more than fifty years, its uses and limits are now being debated anew. Signs of a crisis in the relations between state, society, and religion include the violence directed against Muslims in Gujarat in and the precarious situation of India’s minority religious groups more generally; the existence of 5/5(2).

While secularism has been integral to India's democracy for more than fifty years, its uses and limits are now being debated anew. Signs of a crisis in the relations between state, society, and religion include the violence directed against Muslims in Gujarat in and the precarious situation of India's minority religious groups more generally; the existence of personal laws.

While secularism has been integral to India's democracy for more than fifty years, its uses and limits are now being debated anew. Signs of a crisis in the relations between state, society, and religion include the violence directed against Muslims in Gujarat in and the precarious situation of India's minority religious groups more generally; the existence of personal laws 5/5(2).

The Crisis of Secularism in India - Ebook written by Anuradha Dingwaney Needham, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Crisis of Secularism in India.

While secularism has been integral to India's democracy for more than fifty years, its uses and limits are now being debated anew.

Signs of a crisis in the relations between state, society, and religion include the violence directed against Muslims in Gujarat in and the precarious situation of India's minority religious groups more generally; the existence of 4/5(6). The Crisis of Secularism in India - Kindle edition by Needham, Anuradha Dingwaney, Sunder Rajan, Rajeswari, Tejani, Shabnum, Richman, Paula.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Crisis of Secularism in India.5/5(2). This chapter explores the nature of secularism in India and discusses the difficulties into which it has run.

Three basic assumptions are considered. First, secularism as an anti-religious or non-religious ideology has universal applicability, but has culturally specific expressions.

Second, secularism will be welcomed by all right-thinking persons, for it shows the way to the making of. Bauman: Book Review: "The Crisis of Secularism in India" Published by Digital Commons @ Butler University, on "Secularism's Historical Background," with. in India, then, the rise of Hindutva politics in general, and the violence in Gujarat in particular, are defining events in the crisis of secularism.

This crisis is incisively adumbrated in Flavia Agnes’s essay in Rajan and Needham.9 She shows how the Uniform Civil Code has itself become communalized, and how.

Anuradha Dingwaney Needham is Donald R. Longman Professor of English at Oberlin College. She is the author of Using the Master’s Tools: Resistance and the Literature of the African and South Asian ari Sunder Rajan is Distinguished Visiting Global Professor in the Department of English at New York University.

Book Review: *The Crisis of Secularism in India,* by A. Needham and R. Rajan, eds. In a Public Lecture at LSE’s Sheikh Zayed Theatre on 23 OctoberProfessor Sumantra Bose presented an overview of his latest book, “Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism.” He argued that comparing Turkey and India is very fruitful for understanding the origins, evolution and current problems of the secular state in the non.

While secularism has been integral to India’s democracy for more than fifty years, its uses and limits are now being debated anew. Signs of a crisis in the relations between state, society, and religion include the violence directed against Muslims in Gujarat in and the precarious situation of India’s minority religious groups more generally; the existence of personal laws Price: $ This chapter introduces the theme and intellectual challenges the book sets out to address.

It first explains the basic concepts and principles of the liberal model of secularism and toleration. Next, it briefly characterizes three problems: (a) Even though the liberal model succeeded in bringing European societies from an era of religious conflict to one of relatively peaceful diversity, it.

Limiting Secularism is a book for our times. While scrupulously specific to the context of post-Independence India, its provocations resonate well beyond the boundaries of the unique nation-space.

Intellectual work at such a level of challenge and commitment does nothing less than open the doors of the mind. Get this from a library. The crisis of secularism in India.

[Anuradha Dingwaney Needham; Rajeswari Sunder Rajan;] -- In this timely, nuanced collection, twenty leading cultural theorists assess the contradictory ideals, policies, and practices of secularism in India. A crisis of secularism undoubtedly exists, but whether the state can resolve conflicts and ease tensions or is itself part of the problem are matters of vigorous debate.

In this continuingly relevant book, twenty leading Indian intellectuals assess the contradictory ideals, policies, and practices of secularism in India.5/5(2).The crisis of secularism in India / edited by Anuradha Dingwaney Needham and Rajeswari Sunder Rajan.

BL I4 C75 In the name of the secular: contemporary cultural activism in India / Rustom Bharucha.Secularism is not as 'secular' as we are used to hear.

In fact, secularism is the unexpected 'child' of Christianity; a child that many non-Christian societies have tried to adopt. This child, metaphorically speaking, has become an adult, and today, it seems to experience a 'middle-age' crisis. These are some of the main arguments of Jacob De Roover's new book 'Europe, India.