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Identity and Engagement: Hinduism in America Finds Its Voice

Jeffery D. Long

Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, USA. He is the author of The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism (2011), Jainism–An Introduction (2009), and A Vision for Hinduism–Beyond Hindu Nationalism (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hinduism in America : A Convergence of Worlds

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This chapter will explore the emergence, as the twentieth century has ended and the twenty-first century begun, of an increasingly assertive, socially, and politically active American Hinduism. It will end with some concluding reflections...

Creating Space: Identity Construction Among West Indian Immigrant Youth

Janice A. McLean-Farrell

Janice A. McLean-Farrell is a faculty member and coordinator of the Global New York Church Project at City Seminary of New York, USA. She is co-editor of Understanding World Christianity (2011) and Engaging the World (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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West Indian Pentecostals : Living Their Faith in New York and London

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Chapter 4 continues to explore the settlement portion of the tapestry from the perspective of the immigrant youth. In this chapter the identity construction of West Indian immigrant youth is examined in the context of the creation...

Introduction: A Convergence of Worlds

Jeffery D. Long

Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, USA. He is the author of The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism (2011), Jainism–An Introduction (2009), and A Vision for Hinduism–Beyond Hindu Nationalism (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hinduism in America : A Convergence of Worlds

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This introduction gives an overview of global Hinduism and Hindu influence in North America. It focuses on demographic statistics, introduces the concept of the Hindu diaspora, gives a chapter-by-chapter overview of the book, and explains...

“Hinduism Invades America”: The Early Twentieth Century

Jeffery D. Long

Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, USA. He is the author of The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism (2011), Jainism–An Introduction (2009), and A Vision for Hinduism–Beyond Hindu Nationalism (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hinduism in America : A Convergence of Worlds

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This chapter will begin with Swami Vivekananda’s journey to America and its effects: the rise of Vedanta Societies in various urban centers, established by Vivekananda’s fellow monks and their successors. The influence of these societies...

Conclusion

Jeffery D. Long

Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, USA. He is the author of The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism (2011), Jainism–An Introduction (2009), and A Vision for Hinduism–Beyond Hindu Nationalism (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hinduism in America : A Convergence of Worlds

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This chapter consists of concluding reflections on the material that this book has explored. Having looked at its past and present, what might the future hold for Hinduism in America? What issues are Hindus in America likely to continue...

Finding Space: Identification Among First-Generation Immigrants

Janice A. McLean-Farrell

Janice A. McLean-Farrell is a faculty member and coordinator of the Global New York Church Project at City Seminary of New York, USA. She is co-editor of Understanding World Christianity (2011) and Engaging the World (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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West Indian Pentecostals : Living Their Faith in New York and London

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This chapter brings to the fore the settlement portion of the tapestry and focuses on the manner in which religious and ethnic identities are being renegotiated by first-generation West Indian migrants. I argue that for many...

Hindu Reform and Western Fascination: The Nineteenth Century

Jeffery D. Long

Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, USA. He is the author of The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism (2011), Jainism–An Introduction (2009), and A Vision for Hinduism–Beyond Hindu Nationalism (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hinduism in America : A Convergence of Worlds

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This chapter describes the Hindu reform movements of the nineteenth century, which developed in response to the British presence in India, and the simultaneous fascination with Hinduism among intellectuals, particularly in America, during...

Kafir and Turks: Christians and Muslims through history

Paul Hedges

Paul Hedges is Associate Professor in Interreligious Studies in the Study of Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies programme at RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and was previously Reader in Interreligious Studies at the University of Winchester, UK. He has published widely in interfaith areas, including Preparation and Fulfillment (2001), Christian Approaches to Other Faiths (co-edited with Alan Race, textbook: 2008; reader: 2009), Controversies in Interreligious Dialogue and the Theology of Religions (2010). He is General Editor of the multivolume series Controversies in Contemporary Religion (2014), and is on the Editorial Board of Studies in Interreligious Dialogue, and the Journal of Religious History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Hatred : Prejudice, Islamophobia, and Antisemitism in Global Context

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction The history of the encounter of Muslims and Christians is not one solely marked by antagonism and conflict, but neither could it be claimed to be irenic and peaceful. Moreover, at different times and in varying contexts, we...

Formation: Ethnic and Religious Identities within the West Indian Context

Janice A. McLean-Farrell

Janice A. McLean-Farrell is a faculty member and coordinator of the Global New York Church Project at City Seminary of New York, USA. She is co-editor of Understanding World Christianity (2011) and Engaging the World (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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West Indian Pentecostals : Living Their Faith in New York and London

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

eBook

...This chapter focuses on the construction and expression of ethnic and religious identities within the West Indian context. It examines the roles that the Spanish and British colonial systems, African slaves, Amerindians, and various...

Folk Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The word ‘folk’ embraces a wide range of meaning. As Mark Slobin, Professor of Music at Wesleyan University, observes in his introduction to folk music: ‘Sometimes it just means “people” in general, while other early citations suggest...