Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

55. Is it Hard for Hindus to Practice in Places that have Other Dominant Religions?

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Alexander Rocklin [+-]
Otterbein University
Alexander Rocklin is an assistant professor in the department of Religion and Philosophy at Otterbein University. He teaches courses in religions of Asia and religions of the Americas. His work examines the politics of the categories religion and race in the interactive making of Hinduism, Islam, and Afro-Atlantic religions in the colonial Caribbean. His first book is The Regulation of Religion and the Making of Hinduism in Colonial Trinidad (University of North Carolina Press 2019).

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The definitions of religion used by governments to grant religious freedom are often modeled on the religion of the dominant group. Whether Hindus have adapted to fit the dominant definition of religion will help determine if it is hard for Hindus to practice in places that have other dominant religions.

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Rocklin, Alexander. 55. Is it Hard for Hindus to Practice in Places that have Other Dominant Religions?. Hinduism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 187-189 Aug 2022. ISBN 9781800502406. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=41723. Date accessed: 07 Feb 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.41723. Aug 2022

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