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Localizing christianity for social change: the subversion of caste in rural South India

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Published

Publication date1/12/2012
Host publicationReligion on the move: new dynamics of religious expansion
EditorsAfe Adogame, Shobana Shankar
Place of publicationLeiden
PublisherBrill
Number of pages0
ISBN (Print)9789004242289
Original languageEnglish

Publication series

NameInternational Studies in Religion and Society
PublisherBrill
Volume15
ISSN (Print)1573-4293

Abstract

Drawing upon the sociological analysis of various religious rituals in rural South Indian communities, this chapter explores the potential and conscious usage of various rituals for social change and the role of human agency, whilst making a wider case for material understanding of religion .