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Published by Oxford University Press in Delhi, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Secularism -- India.,
    • Religion and state -- India.,
    • India -- Religion.

    • About the Edition

      With special reference to India.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [543]-550).

      Statementedited by Rajeev Bhargava.
      SeriesThemes in politics series
      ContributionsBhargava, Rajeev.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2765.I5 S433 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 550 p. ;
      Number of Pages550
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL505598M
      ISBN 100195639871
      LC Control Number98902988

      alized or reified notion of secularism as a transcendent phe­ nomenon when, in fact, it is anything but that. I am more in agreement with Talal Asad’s critique of this idea of secularism (written before Taylor’s book) as a “myth of liberalism”—and with his call for attention to its discursive construction, that is, to its Size: KB. The best books on Religion versus Secularism in History recommended by Martin Marty. The professor of religious history says that though the world may seem to be increasingly secular, the growth of Christianity and Islam in some places disproves it.

      Besides a theoretical section, a second section deals with secularism in America, Turkey and other countries. A third is on secularism in practice in India. The work should be of interest to scholars and students of political science, journalists, activists and all those interested in religion and politics and secularism. (source: Nielsen Book.   For these reasons, secularism has a broad-based appeal to both religious and nonreligious citizens alike. Indeed, while secularism is often presented by its critics as being anti-religious, its application in highly religious societies, such as the United States and India, shows this not to be the by: 2.

        The modern West is what it is largely because of secularism; for some, that is a reason to cheer, but for others it is a reason to mourn. A better understanding of the history and nature of secularism will help people understand its role and influence in society today. Secularism has been a controversial concept in Islamic political thought, owing in part to historical factors and in part to the ambiguity of the concept itself. In the Muslim world, the notion has acquired strong negative connotations due to its association with removal of Islamic influences from the legal and political spheres under foreign colonial domination, as well as .


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Secularism and Its Critics by Rajeev Bhargava,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(18). About the Book:The Themes in Politics series brings together the most significant articles and debates on important issues in Indian politics. This volume deals with the concept of secularism and answers the challenges posed to it by the recent resurgence in organized religion and religious faiths.

It dwells on the need for a separation between religion and politics and. Secularism And Its Critics: Themes In Politics, edited by Bhargava Rajeev, gives the reader a thorough introduction to some of the theories of secular thought that are popular in the West as well as in India.

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Rajeev Bhargava. Oxford University Press () Abstract Similar books and articles. Reason, Law and the Limits of Indian Secularism. Secularism, Islam and Modernity: Selected Essays of Alam Khundmiri.

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@inproceedings{BhargavaSecularismAI, title={Secularism and its critics}, author={Rajeev Bhargava}, year={} } Rajeev Bhargava This book puts together the most important contemporary writings in the debate on secularism. Secularism and its critics. [Rajeev Bhargava;] -- With special reference to India.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: With special reference to India. and the Indian judiciary / Marc Galanter --Secularism in its place / T.N. Madan --The politics of secularism and the recovery of religious toleration / Ashis Nandy. Secularism as practiced in India, with its marked differences with Western practice of secularism, is a controversial topic in India.

Supporters of the Indian concept of secularism claim it respects "minorities and pluralism". Critics claim the Indian form of secularism as "pseudo-secularism".

Ashis Nandy, “The Politics of Secularism and The Recovery of Religious Tolerance” in Secularism and Its Critics, ed. Rajeev Bhargava (Delhi: Oxford University Press: ), SUMMARY: His goal is to expose how the Western idea of religious tolerance and secularism used by Indian intellectuals and the middle class support their.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Series title also named as: Themes in politics. First edition: Description: XII, pages ; 22 cm.

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Secularism out of its Place in Venna Das Etta,(Ed) Tradition Pluralism and Identity, New Delhi; SaGe Bhargave Rajeev, Ed, Secularism an its critics (New Delhi Oxford university Press, ) Chagla.

M.C Roses in December: An Autobiography, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Bombay, If secularism has its relevance only in context, then it is natural and right to think that it will appear in different forms and guises in different contexts.

But I write down these opening features of secularism at the outset because they seem to me to be invariant among the different forms that secularism may take in different Size: KB.