Hindu studies in a Christian, secular academy

@article{Adluri2017HinduSI,
  title={Hindu studies in a Christian, secular academy},
  author={Vishwa Adluri},
  journal={International Journal of Dharma Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={1-31}
}
  • Vishwa Adluri
  • Published 6 February 2017
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal of Dharma Studies
Introduction The concept of dharma is central to Hinduism, underpinning its ideas of rebirth, existence, salvation, and even cosmogenesis. Yet this concept is seldom understood and frequently misrepresented. One of the key sources of difficulty is the confusion between substantive and normative senses of dharma, and the tendency to represent dharma as merely a social construct. More importantly, scholars have viewed dharma on analogy with Judeo-Christian ideas of the law, and drawn, from its… 
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