Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

20. How has Hinduism Changed with India’s Modernization?

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Richard S. Weiss [+-]
Victoria University of Wellington
Richard S. Weiss is Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His research focusses on modern Hinduism in Tamil South India. He is the author of two books: Recipes for Immortality: Medicine, Religion and Community in South India (Oxford, 2009) and The Emergence of Modern Hinduism: Religion on the Margins of Colonialism (California, 2019).

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This chapter examines how new technologies, namely print, film, television, and the internet, and new ideas of social and gender equality, have enabled the transformation of prior Hindu practices and narratives.

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Weiss, Richard. 20. How has Hinduism Changed with India’s Modernization?. Hinduism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 67-69 Aug 2022. ISBN 9781800502406. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=41687. Date accessed: 28 Jan 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.41687. Aug 2022

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