Speaking personally--a modern, Catholic, intellectual, politically liberal scholar who is also intrigued by devotionalism
and who rarely lets a week go by without saying a rosary--where is there a place for a person like me?
After a historical introduction to both the Psalms and bhakti poetry, we first use the Book of Psalms to establish categories by which to examine the bhakti literature; second, we adopt the reverse tactic, looking into characteristics indigenous to Hindu devotionalism
in order to ponder the Psalms anew.
Hindu Theology in Early Modern South Asia: The Rise of Devotionalism
and the Politics of Genealogy.
43) While guru communities are still occasionally viewed askance among the general American populace, the ideas of karma yoga, hatha yoga, bhakti devotionalism
, and ashram retreats have become integrated into the kaleidoscopic lens of popular American alternative religiosities.
was fostered through large public rallies and parades, such as those promoted by the Holy Name Society (HNS).
Articles contained in this volume focus on challenges to Catholic higher education, devotionalism
and masculinity, the Catholic Youth Movement in Toronto, and ethnic history.
He records a nation lulled into the torpor of repression and convention, saddled with the double whammy of northern European reticence and Catholic stricture and devotionalism
The clerical-led defense struggled to build a rampart of devotionalism
against these threats to the faith.
The impact of devotionalism
and attendance on ordinary and emergency helping behavior.
Even Pandita Ramabai's bhakti devotionalism
did not wander far from her Brahman (savarna) identity until after her third Christian conversion and the "Holy Ghost" revival at her Mukti Mission twenty years later (1905).
It was also during this same time of national insecurity that devotionalism
increased as more people turned, for example, to devotions of the saints as guides to patriotism and politics.
Therefore, it is expected that, given the same degree of devotionalism
, Protestants/Catholics are more willing to devote more resources to their religion in their present lives, when compared with Buddhists and folk religionists in their present lives.