Title Religion and Indian Society: A Sociological Perspective
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd. 1998
8121206146 / 9788121206143
Seller ID 105877
Religion and Indian Society: A Sociological Perspective, is a collection of twelve Essays written by Prof. Venugopal on different facets of Religion in Indian society. Recent developments in Indian Society such as the march of secularism, growth in Science and Technology and modernisation of economic and Political spheres have not marginalised the religion. There are several socio-cultural problems which need to be tackled effectively by our Religions and spirituality only. Hence, the religions in India suc h as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism have provided not only an integral frame work for Large Groups of people but also offered Solutions to the vexation of mind and spirit. Besides the Religious impulse has stim ulated not only routine activities but also special pursuits. The religious impulse has been predominant. Even today there are many prominent personalities in the Country who have kept alive the religious inheritance. These essays which deal with the ro of charisma in religious life, Bhakti reform, conceptualisation of Hinduism and Pluralism, social Stratification pioneers in Indian society, etc., are sure to provide new insights into the Relationship between religion and society. These essays are concise, clearly written and stimulate discussion. In sum, the book presents an optimistic outlook which regards religion (in spite of it contemporary aberration) as a vital force for the Survival of the Indian society.Printed Pages: 160.
Religion and Indian Society: A Sociological Perspective C.N. Venugopal