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Author Name    John Walliss

Title   The Brahma Kumaris as a Reflexive Tradition: Responding to Late Modernity

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd. 2007

ISBN    8120829557 / 9788120829558

Seller ID   102456

The aim of this book is to examine the status of tradition in the contemporary world, through a critical engagement with the recent social theory of Anthony Giddens on the emergence of a `post-traditional society` using as a case study, the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organisation, a millenarian South Asian New Religious Movement, aims to examine the ways in which forms of tradition not only persist but also flourish in the contemporary world, and the manner in which they are drawn on and (re) created by individuals in their ongoing construction of self - identity.Printed Pages: 145.

The Brahma Kumaris as a Reflexive Tradition: Responding to Late Modernity John Walliss

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