Comparative Religion as Cultural Combat: Occidentalism and Relativism in Rajiv Malhotra’s Being Different

  title={Comparative Religion as Cultural Combat: Occidentalism and Relativism in Rajiv Malhotra’s Being Different},
  author={Robert A. Yelle},
  journal={International Journal of Hindu Studies},
  • Robert A. Yelle
  • Published 25 December 2012
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal of Hindu Studies


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