Hindu-Christian Conflict in India: Globalization, Conversion, and the Coterminal Castes and Tribes

  title={Hindu-Christian Conflict in India: Globalization, Conversion, and the Coterminal Castes and Tribes},
  author={Chad M. Bauman},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  pages={633 - 653}
  • Chad M. Bauman
  • Published 1 August 2013
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
While Hindu-Muslim violence in India has received a great deal of scholarly attention, Hindu-Christian violence has not. This article seeks to contribute to the analysis of Hindu-Christian violence, and to elucidate the curious alliance, in that violence, of largely upper-caste, anti-minority Hindu nationalists with lower-status groups, by analyzing both with reference to the varied processes of globalization. The article begins with a short review of the history of anti-Christian rhetoric in… Expand
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