Rabindranath Tagore—“The Greatest of The Bāuls of Bengal”

@article{Dimock1959RabindranathTG,
  title={Rabindranath Tagore—“The Greatest of The Bāuls of Bengal”},
  author={Edward C. Dimock,},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  year={1959},
  volume={19},
  pages={33 - 51}
}
  • E. Dimock,
  • Published 1 November 1959
  • Art
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
When Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913 andwas thereby rocketed into international prominence, the literary and theological worlds were afflicted with a rash of speculation as to whether or not his ideas were basically Christian. “The God of Gitanjali is no impersonal, imperturbable absolute of Hindu philosophy, but…whether He be explicitly Christ or not, He is at least a Christ-like God, and the experience of His suppliant and lover is one with the deepest core of… 

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