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DEBATING CONVERSION, SILENCING CASTE: THE LIMITED SCOPE OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

  • C. S. Adcock (a1)
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Critics argue that the politics of religious rights creates the problem of religious minorities instead of resolving it. The history of debate over conversion in India reveals that appeals to religious freedom can obscure and even suppress struggles against inequality and injustice.

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C. S. Adcock , The Limits of Tolerance: Indian Secularism and the Politics of Religious Freedom (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013)

Susan Bayly , Caste, Society and Politics in India from the Eighteenth Century to the Modern Age (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999)

John Zavos , “The Arya Samaj and the Antecedents of Hindu Nationalism,” International Journal of Hindu Studies 3, no. 1 (1999): 69

S. N. Balagangadhara and Jakob De Roover , “The Secular State and Religious Conflict: Liberal Neutrality and the Indian Case of Pluralism,” Journal of Political Philosophy 15, no. 1 (2007): 6792

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Journal of Law and Religion
  • ISSN: 0748-0814
  • EISSN: 2163-3088
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