Hindu Christian Faqir Paperback
Modern Monks, Global Christianity, and Indian Sainthood
by Timothy S. Dobe;
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Hindu Christian Faqir
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Exploring Rama Tirtha and Sundar Singh's global tours in Europe and America, self-conscious sartorial styles, and intimate autobiographical writings, Dobe demonstrates that the vernacular holy man traditions of Punjab provided resources that both men drew on to construct their forms of modern monkhood. The rise of heroic, anti-colonial sannyasis or sadhus of modern Hinduism like Swami Vivekananda is thus repositioned in relation to global Christianity, Sufi, bhakti, and Sikh regional practices, religious boundary-crossing, contestation and conversion. A comparative and contextualized story of two Punjabi holy men's particular performance of sainthood, Hindu Christian Faqir reveals much about the broad, interactional history of religious modernities.
Hindu Christian Faqir by Timothy S. Dobe was published by Oxford University Press Inc in November 2015. The ISBN for Hindu Christian Faqir is 9780199987702.
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|Page last updated||27th July 2016|
|Author / Artist||Timothy S. Dobe|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press Inc (November 2015)|
|Number of Pages||368|