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Religion, Politics And Secularism In India

Subtitle: Essays in Honour of Asghar Ali Engineer

Authored By: P. Prayer Elmo Raj

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789352073016

Year of Publication: 2016

Pages: 314

                                       Binding: Hardback(HB)

Category:  History / Political Science / Current Affairs

Price in Rs. 910.00

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About the Book


Religion, Politics and Secularism in India brings together critical voices on historical and contemporary secular perspectives, secular view points on the interface between religion and politics andthe creative and existential facets of anticipatingco-existence and mutuality. The essays are edited in remembrance of Asghar Ali Engineer, a reformist and prophetic voice of modern India.He has dealt in-depth with the roots of Indian secularism, the interplay between state and religion, and the manner in which contemporary secularism is threatened/practiced by the political/religious events as it unravel in the present context with a voice that emphatically called for harmony.

About the Author


Dr. P. Prayer Elmo Raj is assistant professor of English, Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai. He is the author of Theology of Religions in the Context of Fundamentalism (2013), Book of Job: A Literary Response (2014), co-author of Essays on Global Literature (2015) and co-editor of Engaging with Disability (2015). His research interests include Literary/Critical Theory, Comparative Literature and Progressive Theology