Religious Conversion Movements in South Asia: Continuities and Change, 1800-1990, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Religious Conversion Movements in South Asia

Continuities and Change, 1800-1990, 1st Edition

By Geoffrey Oddie

Routledge

238 pages

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This text examines examples of religious conversion throughout South Asia including:

Processes of Conversion of Christianity in 19th Century NW India

Islamic Conversion in South India

Kartabhaja Converts to Evangelical Christianity in Bengal

Central Kerala Dalit Conversion

French Mission and Mass Movements

Conversion and Non-Conversion Experiences; and more.

This book is a significant addition to the growing tradition of scholarship on religious conversion and a valuable resource for scholars and students who are interested in religious, social, and cultural developments of South Asia.

Reviews

'A significant addition to the growing tradition of scholarship on religious conversion, and a valuable resource for scholars and students who are interested in religious, social, and cultural developments of South Asia.' - Ronald Neufeldt, Hindu-Christian Studies Bulletin

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General