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Fundamentalism, Revivalists, and Violence in South Asia

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Published by Riverdale Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Sociology Of Religion,
  • Political Discontent And Violence,
  • Political Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9473523M
    ISBN 100913215066
    ISBN 109780913215067


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Fundamentalism Revivalists and Violence in South Asia [Bjorkman, James Warner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fundamentalism Revivalists and Violence in South AsiaCited by: 5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fundamentalism, revivalists, and violence in South Asia.

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Riverdale, Md.: Riverdale Company, (OCoLC) One of the crucial issues affecting women in South Asia today has been the growth of state-sponsored religious fundamentalism. This is occurring in the context of increasing evidence of violence Author: Amrita Chhachhi.

from communal violence and religious fundamentalism. In fact, in the south, religious fundamentalism was widely regarded as an affliction peculiar to North India. Nevertheless, despite a generally harmonious relationship between the Hindu and Muslim communities, there have been many instances of communal disharmony and violence between the two.

The religious fundamentalism is back with much adieu. Past historians, anthropologists, sociologists and political scientists examined 75 movements on several continents. A book called 'Strong Religion' has recently unearthed "family resemblances" on fundamentalism among self proclaimed within major religious groups in most parts of the World.

conclusion, South African perspectives on religion, the state, and authenticity can be drawn into analyzing the current crisis of fundamentalism in our rapidly globalizing and increasingly polarized world.

Keywords: Authenticity, Fundamentalism, Globalization, Religion and State, South Africa Religious fundamentalism is a problem. between fundamentalism and violence, pa rticularly terrorism, South Asia and the Middle Ea st that it can hardly be "The Book of Jerry Falwell" is a fascinating work of cultural analysis.

The Bible, on the other hand, is a collection of twenty-seven books, written by different scribes who were inspired by their God.

These books contain the history of Christianity and a record of hardly three years of the ministry of Jesus. sectarian violence and fundamentalism.

Retrospect and Prospects The Parliamentary System in South Asia. Religious Fundamentalism-Nationalism in South Asia. Through the Ram temple campaign and consequent rise of violence the RSS’ political progeny, the BJP, came to power for the first time inand Violence in South Asia book in and now in Most of these organisations and others of their ilk do the political mobilisation by using the identity of.

Abstract. One of the crucial issues affecting women in South Asia today has been the growth of state-sponsored religious fundamentalism. This is occurring in the context of increasing evidence of violence against women — dowry murders, sexual harassment, rape (often by the police and army) and the throwing of acid on women in the streets.

1 As a result of campaigns and agitations by women. Revival of Religious Fundamentalism. The synonyms of the word revival are bringing back, re-establishment, reintroduction, restoration, reappearance, resurrection and Violence in South Asia book so on and so forth. Religious fundamentalism is back with a bang.

Past historians, anthropologists, sociologists and political scientists examined 75 movements in several continents. Communalism is a term used in the world to denote attempts to construct religious or ethnic identity, incite strife between people identified as different communities, and to stimulate communal violence between those groups.

It derives from history, differences in beliefs, and tensions between the communities. Communalism is a significant social issue in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The State and Religious Fundamentalism and Violence in South Asia book South Asia Post colonial states in South Asia have Revivalists a capitalist path of development, notwithstanding the rhetoric of socialism, whether of the Indian or Islamic variety.

There exist differences Fundamentalism the nature. About Us. In and Violence in South Asia book to create a more credible and empathetic knowledge bank on the South Asian region, SPS curates the South Asia Monitor (), an independent web journal and online resource dealing with strategic, political, security, cultural and economic issues about, pertaining to and of consequence to South Asia and the Indo-Pacific region.

"Insightfully and lucidly maps the gendered contours of militarized conflict, from war zones to refugee camps, and across continents as diverse as Africa, South Asia, Central America and Europe.

This exciting book provides a variety of incisive feminist critiques of ethnic-nationalism, disputes over oil rights, and discourses about religious fundamentalism. The term ‘fundamentalism’ has come of late into popular usage more than any other. It has been used for various Christian movements.

During the twentieth century, the term came to be used in Christian–Protestant circles in an effort to define beliefs that are fundamental to Christian religion.

The world that emerged after the Second World War saw the emergence of many former colonial and. Religious Fundamentalism in the Middle East A Cross-National, Inter-Faith, and Inter-Ethnic Analysis. No Comments. islamic fundamentalism in the middle east and south asia - CIA.

In India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, Kashmir and Sri Lanka, throughout South Asia, the claim on people's emotions and politics, and the driving. Contributing to debates on feminism, this book considers the impact made by feminists in India from the s.

Geetanjali Gangoli analyses feminist campaigns on issues of violence and women’s rights, and debates on ways in which feminist legal debates may be limiting for women and based on exclusionary concepts such as citizenship. She addresses campaigns ranging from domestic violence 5/5(1).

Religion and Violence in South Asia Theory and Practice Edited by John R. Hinnells and Richard King Routledge Taylor & Francis Croup LONDON AND NEW YORK. Contents Notes on contributors vii Introduction 1 JOHN R. HINNELLS AND RICHARD KING PART I Classical approaches to violence in South Asian traditions 9 1 Telling stories about harm: an.

Revival of Religious Fundamentalism The synonyms of the word revival are bringing back, re-establishment, reintroduction, restoration, reappearance, resurrection and.

South Asia is being increasingly threatened by fundamentalist violence that takes the form of terrorism and persecution of nonconformist religious or ethnic factions.

This situation has undermined the ability of most states to manage conflicts by traditional methods as these conflicts are quite unlike external aggression, for which certain.

Islamic Fundamentalism in South Asia Hardcover – January 1, by i (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: i. The State, Religious Fundamentalism and Women Trends in South Asia Amrita Chhachhi The growth of state-sponsored religious fundamentalism is one of the crucial issues affecting women.

Recent years have seen a shift away from even the liberal rhetoric of equal rights for women with the passing of laws withdrawing legal and political rights which women had already won.

Nonetheless, “fundamentalism” is now a commonly-used term in describing the ultra-conservative expressions of Islamic, Christian, and Jewish faith groups, among others. This terminology is useful in that it recognizes, as noted previously, that similarities do exist among ultra-conservative expressions of various faith groups.

Fundamentalism was a theological war that pitted Bible believers against modernists, but it was much more than that. It was a spiritual revival. There was a great stirring that produced an emphasis on the infallible inspiration and life-changing power of Scripture, the complete fallenness and lostness of mankind, Christ alone as Lord and.

South AsiA Sadia Nasir SECTION I South Asia’s eneral Scenario Introduction The South Asian region currently faces grave security threats due to the increasing extremism and terrorist activities within its states. The politics of violence and extremist trends in South Asia can be linked to the contradictions arising out of faulty national.

Jones K.W. (), “Socio-Religious Movements and Changing Gender Relationships Among Hindus of British India”, in Fundamentalism, Revivalists and Violence in South Asia, J.

The Islamist worldview is in direct opposition to contemporary Western ideas about government, society, and the role of religion in everyday life. Despite this opposition, or possibly because of it, the Islamist movement is gaining popularity around the globe.

The apparent failure of Western ideologies, unequal distribution of wealth for natural resources exacerbated by globalization, and on. Terrorism as an Issue in South Asia The situation of terrorism in South Asia further intricates when each state supports the insurgent elements of its neighbouring nation.

There are some examples of acquiescence or even incitements and encouragement by a state for radical violence in another state. Religion and nationalism are two of the most potent and enduring forces that have shaped the modern world.

Yet, there has been little systematic study of how these two forces have interacted to provide powerful impetus for mobilization in Southeast Asia, a region where religious identities are as strong as nationalist impulses.

The five-volume, decade-long Fundamentalism Project was a major scholarly effort to see if there was such a sociological phenomenon as fundamentalism that might explain similarities, or at least "family resemblances," among so-called fundamentalist groups within several major world religions.

Islamic fundamentalism has been defined as a movement of Muslims who regard earlier times favorably and seek to return to the fundamentals of the Islamic religion and live similarly to how the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his companions lived.

Islamic fundamentalists favor "a literal and originalist interpretation" of the primary sources of Islam (the Quran and Sunnah), seek to eliminate (what.

Non-Violence and Peace-Building in Islam. New Delhi: Good Word Books, ; pp. For the first form or type of Islamic fundamentalism which is the revival of and return to the pristine tenets of Islamic faith, in South Asia, as well as in Southeast Asia in general (Maulana Wahiduddin Khan.

Tabligh Movement. “Focused on the rich tradition of Sanskrit literary production and culture at the Mughal court that ruled South Asia between the 16th and 19th centuries, Audrey Truschke's Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court is a timely addition to scholarship on early modern empires and encounter-based approaches to South Asian historical research.”.

To analyse the impact of Islamic fundamentalism in Southeast Asia on the New World Order. HYPOTHESIS 6. Islamic fundamentalism will continue to play a major role in Southeast Asia. Islamic fundamentalism in Southeast Asia will give a positive contribution in the evolution of a more peaceful and just world order.

JUSTIFICATION FOR THE STUDY. This subject was previously known as POL Terrorism and Political Violence in South Asia.

This subject aims to develop a critical understanding of the nature of political and security challenges confronting the South Asian region and how these challenges impact upon global security; the relationship between politics, security and terrorism in South Asia; the appropriate counter-terrorism.

This book was incredibly well-researched and very, very informative on how the Taliban won (and lost) battles in Afghanistan's civil war, as well as issues that arose up until What I found lacking was the formation of the Taliban -- I wish there had been a little more time spent on those early years with the same level of detail as given 4/5().

The authors in this volume discuss contemporary Islamic reformism in South Asia in some of its diverse historical orientations and geographical expressions, bringing us contemporary ethnographic perspectives against which to test claims about processes of reform and.

In particular, the South China Sea has moved from being a rather arcane area of conflict studies to the status of a bellwether issue. Along with other contested areas in the western Pacific and south Asia, the problem increasingly defines China’s regional relationships in Asia—and with powers outside the region, especially the United States.Islamic fundamentalism is a multifarious movement with diverse manifestations, components, and contextual historical and societal conditions.

While the radical Islamists, for instance, seek to impose change from above through holy wars, others pursue a bottom-up approach to bring about the re-Islamisation of the society through extensive networks of social activity.

Most fundamentalists, including Muslim or Christian fundamentalists, are not violent, just afraid of a bewildering world and unable to trust that God remains with them. They may be misguided, uneducated, unsophisticated, insecure or just plain stupid, but that does not inevitably lead to violence.

And fundamentalism is not limited to religion.