Disenchanting India: organized rationalism and criticism of religion in India

India is frequently represented as the quintessential land of religion. Johannes Quack challenges this representation through an examination of the contemporary Indian rationalist organizations: groups who affirm the values and attitudes of atheism, humanism, or free-thinking.

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Main Author: Quack, Johannes
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford New York Oxford University Press [2012]
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B India / Religion / Rationalism
B Great Britain / Colonialism / India / Critique of religion
B India / Superstition / Rationalism / Critique of religion
B Mahārāṣṭra Andhaśraddhā Nirmulana Samitī
Further subjects:B Rationalism
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Summary:India is frequently represented as the quintessential land of religion. Johannes Quack challenges this representation through an examination of the contemporary Indian rationalist organizations: groups who affirm the values and attitudes of atheism, humanism, or free-thinking.
ISBN:0199919402
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812608.001.0001