インドの宗教:歴史的入門<br>Religion in India : A Historical Introduction

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インドの宗教:歴史的入門
Religion in India : A Historical Introduction

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 282 p.
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基本説明

An accessible and comprehensive overview of the multi-layered religious history of India from prehistory and Indo-European migration through to the modern period.

Full Description


Religion in India is an ideal first introduction to India's fascinating and varied religious history. Fred Clothey surveys the religions of India from prehistory and Indo-European migration through to the modern period. Exploring the interactions between different religious movements over time, and engaging with some of the liveliest debates in religious studies, he examines the rituals, mythologies, arts, ethics and social and cultural contexts of religion as lived in the past and present on the subcontinent. Key topics discussed include:Hinduism, its origins and development over time minority religions, such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism and Buddhism the influences of colonialism on Indian religion the spread of Indian religions in the rest of the world the practice of religion in everyday life, including case studies of pilgrimages, festivals, temples and rituals, and the role of women Written by an experienced teacher, this student-friendly textbook is full of clear, lively discussion and vivid examples. Complete with maps and illustrations, and useful pedagogical features, including timelines, a comprehensive glossary, and recommended further reading specific to each chapter, this is an invaluable resource for students beginning their studies of Indian religions.

Table of Contents

Preface                                            ix
List of illustrations and maps xiii
1 On Wearing Good Lenses 1
Lenses used through the years 2
Pejorative putdown 2
Romanticism 4
"Noble savage" 6
Interpretation by imposition 7
"Benign neglect" 9
On understanding the "nature" of religion 10
Recommended reading 12
2 Sources of Indian Religion 14
Hunting communities 15
Agricultural communities 16
The "Indo-European" influence 20
The Vedic period 21
The ritual system 23
Hymns and commentaries 26
Recommended reading 28
3 The Early Urban Period 30
The Upanisads 31
The "heterodoxies" 36
Jainism 37
Early Buddhism 41
Recommended reading 48
Timeline of Chapters 2 and 3 50
4 The Urban Period 51
The context 52
Kingship and artha 56
Theism: Buddhist and vaidika 56
Devotionalism 60
Articulation of an "urban" ethic 61
The household 63
The role of women 63
Jati or caste 66
The symbolism of food 67
Yoga 68
Summary 69
The epics 69
Aesthetics and the arts 72
Religious life at the popular level 76
Developments in Buddhism 78
Kingship 79
Ethics 79
Attitude toward city-state 79
Pantheon 79
Iconography 80
Sacred spaces 80
Recommended reading 84
Timeline of Chapter 4 86
5 The Post-classical Period 87
South India 87
Bhakti 90
The emergence of temples 93
The Colas 96
Deities as reflections of cultural history 100
Philosophical developments 102
Saiva Siddhanta 102
Vedanta 103
North India 107
Temple construction 108
Tantrism 109
The rise of the goddesses to "high deity" 111
status
Buddhism and Jainism 114
Recommended reading 116
Timeline of Chapter 5 120
6 The Coming of Islam 122
The origins of Islam 123
Sunnis and Shi'is 124
Islam in India 125
The political context 127
Diversity of Islam in India 131
Sunnis 131
Shi'is 132
Sufism 133
Recommended reading 136
7 Developments in the Late Medieval Period 137
Orthopraxy 137
Hindu polities 138
Devotionalism 141
Marathi 142
Bengali 144
Hindi 145
Accommodation and appropriation 150
Conversion 152
Syncretism 154
Sikhism 156
Recommended reading 159
Timeline of Chapters 6 and 7 161
8 Streams from the "West" and their Aftermath 162
Religious minorities 163
Jewish communities 163
"Cochin Jews" 163
Bene Israel 165
Syrian Christians 166
Zoroastrians or Parsis 168
The "colonial impact" 171
The Portuguese, British and other 171
Europeans
The Indian response 175
Stage one 176
Stage two 178
Neo-bhakti 179
Muslim responses to coloniality 181
Inter-religious relations: conciliation 183
and confrontation
Pre-independence India 186
Recommended reading 189
9 Religion in Contemporary India 193
The context 193
The practice of religion 197
Pilgrimages and festivals 197
Varanasi 198
Palani, Tamil Nadu 200
Festivals 201
Makara Vilakku, Sabaramala, Kerala 201
Bonalu, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 202
Festivals in other religious communities 205
The shrine or temple as the focus of 206
religious expression
Ritual in other religious communities 209
Religious innovation, hybridization, and 210
reinterpretation
The changing faces of deities 210
Conversions of another kind 212
Gurus and their movements 214
The Brahmakumaris 214
The Satya Sai Baba movement 216
The resurgent right 217
Recommended reading 221
10 India's Global Reach 224
Greater India in Asia 224
The westward impetus 228
Early contacts 228
The colonial period 230
The modern era 232
The emigration of South Asians 236
Recommended reading 245
Glossary 248
Notes 260
Index 275