Other social issues hindu texts stress the importance of stable family ties and valuing and protecting women the principles behind hinduism are now out of date, and contemporary western values are helping address the resultant social anomalies. Here's a selection of good books on hinduism these tomes cover the basics and are suitable for beginners. Hinduism and modernity by pankaj jain, phd we would like to stay in touch with the contemporary rather than the traditional hinduism hindu beliefs hinduism and modernity modernity hindu culture. The hindu universe a veritable potpourri of indian and hindu information nation of hinduism,the arts,language,religious texts,sciences and contemporary issues wwwhinduorg/ teacher's guide teacher's guide teacher's guide 5 s.
Past and future trends in contemporary hinduism by swami agehananda bharati i regard both the recent past and the future of hinduism with mild optimism. The challenges facing religion in the contemporary world: the kenya 10 introduction this presentation focuses on the challenges facing religion in the contemporary world with the kenyan situation in focus it is divided into five forms of hinduism and several other religions that do. A single religion, or: a single point of view on hot religious topics, or: a single point of view on controversial social problems. Contemporary issues in hinduism anthony fierro, elvira white, matthew anthony, rosalie loveland rel/133 january 21, 2013 michael raburn contemporary issues in hinduism.
Stances of faiths on lgbtq issues: hinduism as stated above, contemporary attitudes will vary across different hindu organizations and society on marriage equality according to the dharma shastras, marriage has distinct functions, including prajaa, or procreation. Bangalore, india caste is not a word that modernizing india likes to use it has receded to the unfashionable background newspapers reserve their headlines for the newer metrics of social hierarchy: wealth and politics, and those powerful influencers of popular culture, actors. S cromwell crawford, hindu bioethics for the twenty first century suny series in religious studies as crawford introduces a number of ethical issues posed by contemporary developments in medicine and technology and indicates how he thinks a hindu bioethicist should best respond to them.
Community organization the caste system is one of the most contested issues in hinduism and one of the most consistently misunderstood and misrepresented aspects of hinduism although caste is still very much alive in contemporary india, not all indians subscribe to this form of social.
Ethnic and religious conflicts in india author of all the religious and ethnic issues in contemporary india widespread use of hindu mythologies and symbols in school textbooks and continuing controversy over the foremost educational institution of muslims. P pratap kumar's profile on the conversation (2013) his edited volumes include--classical and contemporary issues in indian philosophy and religion (2013) contemporary hinduism (2013 contemporary hinduism edited by p pratap kumar durham, uk: acumen, 2013 [isbn 978-1-84465. Challenges that hindus are facing in the modern day world are: conversions to other religions like - christianity and islamlack of understanding of the meaning of 'worship' and 'divinity'people not understanding the rich tradition and culture of the oldest religion on earthnot understanding. Hinduwebsite editorial about the problems and challenges faced by hinduism and hindu community and how they may shape its future home unorganized and ill prepared to deal with larger issues, problems and challenges many scholars hindu society contemporary problems. Contemporary issues and challenges to indian democracy in the era of globalization 3 birth of indian democracy india established the democratic society after fighting british imperialism and has sustained over some other challenges faced by contemporary india in the era of.