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Author Hatcher, Brian A. (Brian Allison)

Title Bourgeois Hinduism, or the faith of the modern Vedantists : rare discourses from early Colonial Bengal / Brian A. Hatcher
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2008]
copyright 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages) : illustrations
Summary Hatcher situates the theology and moral vision set forth in the discourses of 1839 by the Hindu élite, gathered in Calcutta to propagate their faith in a non-idolatrous and morally responsible mode of worship. This debate was held against a backdrop of change in colonial India
Notes Includes English translation from Bengali of the Sabhyadiger vaktr̥tā
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Tattvabodhinī Sabhā -- History.
Tattvabodhinī Sabhā. Sabhyadiger vaktr̥tā.
Hindu renewal -- India -- Bengal -- History -- 19th century.
Vedanta -- History -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
Author Tattvabodhinī Sabhā. Sabhyadiger vaktr̥tā.
ISBN 9780199869282 ebook
0199869286 ebook
Other Titles Bourgeois Hinduism
Faith of the modern Vedantists