!!> Epub ➥ Diaspora of the Gods ➤ Author Joanne Punzo Waghorne – Pembspm.co.uk

!!> Epub ➥ Diaspora of the Gods  ➤ Author Joanne Punzo Waghorne – Pembspm.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Diaspora of the Gods
  • Joanne Punzo Waghorne
  • English
  • 22 December 2018
  • 0195156641

Diaspora of the Gods Many Hindus Today Are Urban Middle Class People With Religious Values Similar To Those Of Their Professional Counterparts In America And Europe Just As Modern Professionals Continue To Build New Churches, Synagogues, And Now Mosques, Hindus Are Erecting Temples To Their Gods Wherever Their Work And Their Lives Take Them Despite The Perceived Exoticism Of Hindu Worship, The Daily Life Style Of These Avid Temple Patrons Differs Little From Their Suburban Neighbors Joanne Waghorne Leads Her Readers On A Journey Through This New Middle Class Hindu Diaspora, Focusing On Their Efforts To Build And Support Places Of Worship She Seeks To Trace The Changing Religious Sensibilities Of The Middle Classes As Written On Their Temples And On The Faces Of Their Gods She Offers Detailed Comparisons Of Temples In Chennai Formerly Madras , London, And Washington, DC And Interviews Temple Priests, Devotees, And Patrons In The Process, She Illuminates The Interrelationships Between Ritual Worship And Religious Edifices, The Rise Of The Modern World Economy, And The Ascendancy Of The Great Middle Class The Result Is A Comprehensive Portrait Of Hinduism As Lived Today By So Many Both In India And Throughout The World Lavishly Illustrated With Professional Photographs By Dick Waghorne, This Book Will Appeal To Art Historians As Well As Urban Anthropologists, Scholars Of Religion, And Those Interested In Diaspora, Transnationalism, And Trends In Contemporary Religion It Should Be Especially Appealing For Course Use Because It Introduces The Modern Hinduism Practiced By The Friends And Neighbors Of Students In The US And Britain


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10 thoughts on “Diaspora of the Gods

  1. says:

    I should preface this review by stating that my tolerance for academic prose has dropped significantly since withdrawing from the History of Religions PhD program at the University of Chicago s Divinity School However the concept of sacred space in the context of Hinduism remains a deep and abiding interest for me, so I really wanted to like this book But alas, I couldn t even make it halfway through OUP really should have set an editor on this work before going to press the structure of the I should preface this review by stating that my tolerance for academic prose has dropped significantly since withdrawing from the History of Religions PhD program at the University of Chicago s Divinity School However the concept of sacred space in the context of Hinduism remains a deep and abiding interest for me, so I really wanted to like this book But alas, I couldn t even make it halfway through OUP really should have set an editor on this work before going to press the structure of the book is haphazard and its argument unclear, theorists names are dropped with little exposition of their relation to that argument, ideas are introduced and imputed significance only to vanish forever come the next paragraph There is, I think, a lot of interesting material contained in this book, but it is sadly just about unreadable

  2. says:

    jalan ke jalan solo deh besok kalau hujan dan motor dah bener

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