Vedantic Hinduism in Colonial Bengal: Reformed Hinduism and Western Protestantism

V.A. van Bijlert

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Abstract

This book explores the ways in which modern Hindu identities were constructed in the early nineteenth century. It draws parallels between sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Protestantism and the rise of modernity in the West, and the Hindu reformation in the nineteenth century which contributed to the rise of Vedantic Hindu modernity discourse in India.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon and New York
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages253
ISBN (Electronic)9781003053606
ISBN (Print)9780367485740
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2020

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