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Ramaswamy, Krishnan; De Nicolás, Antonio T; Banerjee, Aditi.

Invading the Sacred: an Analysis of Hinduism Studies in America

Invading the Sacred: an Analysis of Hinduism Studies in America

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New Delhi: Rupa & Co, 2007. "Second impression". Small quarto in illus blue and orange jacket; xxi, 545 pages: illustrations; 24 cm]\; bibliographical references (pages 525-534) and index. Silken place-holder ribbon bound in. Near fine in near fine jacket in archival mylar. Hardcover. ISBN: 8129111829; 9788129111821

Contents: SECTION ONE: Exposing academic Hinduphobia: Pandita Indrani Rampersad -- Religious studies: Projecting one's shadow on the 'Other" -- Targeting Sri Ramakrishna -- The Hindu Goddess reinterpreted as a symbol of sex and violence -- Abusing Ganesha and Shiva -- Targeting Hindu Mothers and 'Hijackers' -- Challenges to Wendy Doniger's Sanskrit -- De-Spiritualizing Tantra -- Chakra Hermeneutics -- It's all about power SECTION TWO: Storming the fortress -- The floodgates of criticism are opened -- Balagangadhara on the biblical underpinnings of 'Secular' social sciences -- The children of colonial psychoanalysis / Yvette C. Rosser -- Is the fight between Siva and Ganesa an episode of Oedipal Conflict? / Yuvraj Krishan -- Kripal on the couch in Calcutta / Yvette C. Rosser -- Is there prejudice in Hinduism Studies? A look at Encarta / Sankrant Sanu -- Paul Courtright's 'Ganesa, Lord of Obstacles, Lord of Beginnings': An independent review Vishal Agarwal and Kalavai Venkat. SECTION THREE: Whistleblowers, Witch Hunters and Victims / Aditi Banerjee -- Myth of the Savage Frontier -- An american community gets awakened -- Attempts to refocus on the issues -- Circling the wagons: Dissent and censorship -- Character assassination -- Restoring the debate: Silenced voices speak out -- Calling courtright's bluff/. SECTION FOUR: Media images: Diasporic 'Savages' versus academic 'victims' -- Hyping Hindu 'Wrath': Mythmaking and the Washington Post / Krishman Ramaswamy -- Muddying the waters: Doniger rolls out the big guns / Krishnan Ramaswamy -- The power of 'Connections': Using the New York Times for PR / Krishnan Ramaswamy -- University of Chicago Magazine: Obscuring the issues / Yvette C. Rosser -- The Diaspora Press: India abroad encourages debate / Krishnan Ramaswamy. ¶ Psychoanalysis and religion -- United States. Psychoanalysis and religion -- India. Hindouisme -- États-Unis. Psychanalyse -- États-Unis -- Aspect religieux. Psychanalyse -- Inde -- Aspect religieux. 11.01 systematic religious studies: general. Hinduism. Psychoanalysis and religion. Hindoeïsme. Wetenschapsbeoefening. Geographic: India. United States. Verenigde Staten.

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