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Published: 29 October 2015

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780199987702

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Hindu Christian Faqir

Modern Monks, Global Christianity, and Indian Sainthood

Timothy S. Dobe

AAR Religion, Culture, and History

  • Offers a performative approach to religion that looks at shared idioms, visual culture and vernacular asceticism
  • Draws on neglected Urdu sources for both figures
  • Argues that saints may become saints because they draw on multiple religions
  • Historicizes comparative categories for holy men

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