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    Imperial Encounters: Religion and Modernity in India and Britain.Rosane Rocher & Peter van der Veer - 2003 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 123 (4):936.
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  2. Spirituality in modern society.Peter Van der Veer - 2009 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 76 (4):1097-1120.
    This paper attempts to liberate the concept of "spirituality" from its apolitical consumerized present, and suggests that our thinking about selves as well as about secularity and religion must recognize its debts to Orientalist practices.
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    Transnational Religion; Hindu and Muslim Movements.Peter Van der Veer - 2004 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 3 (7):4-18.
    This paper deals with transnational Hindu and Muslim movements. It rejects the common assertion that migrant communities are conservative in religious and social matters by arguing that ‘traditionalism’ requires considerable ideological creativity that transforms previous practices and discourses considerably. It suggests instead that religious movements, active among migrants, develop cosmopolitan projects that can be viewed as alternatives to the cosmopolitanism of the European Enlightenment. This raises a number of challenges concerning citizenship, integration and political loyalty for governmentality in the nation-states (...)
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    Ayodhya and Somnath: Eternal Shrines, Contested Histories.Peter van der Veer - 1992 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 59:85-110.
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    Does Sanskrit Knowledge Exist?Peter van der Veer - 2008 - Journal of Indian Philosophy 36 (5-6):633-641.
    This paper addresses the near impossibility of writing the social history of knowledge production in India. It also considers the question of the historicity of Sanskrit traditions. It concludes with pointing at a major lacuna in the SKS project, namely the examination or ritual and religious knowledge.
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    The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India's Future, Martha C. Nussbaum (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2007), 432 pp., $29.95 cloth. [REVIEW]Peter van der Veer - 2008 - Ethics and International Affairs 22 (1):117-119.
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