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Jinns and Jinnah: Pakistan’s Monotheist Preoccupation
Archives, Demography (Persecution & Proselytisation)

Jinns and Jinnah: Pakistan’s Monotheist Preoccupation

Jayant Charan- July 6, 2020

Thanks to the monotheistic impulse towards extreme uniformity and conformance, Pakistani society has adopted all the eccentricities and quirks of Arab Islamic society. Read More

The Agnostic God and the Problem of Evil: Examining the Hindu view
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The Agnostic God and the Problem of Evil: Examining the Hindu view

Shrikanth Krishnamachary- May 8, 2018

While the origin of evil was deemed not to be a huge concern to the Indian mind, the rationalization of evil outcomes definitely has been ... Read More

Pagan and Monotheistic Violence
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Pagan and Monotheistic Violence

Ashay Naik- October 21, 2016

This essay is a meditation on the second chapter of Jan Assmann’s Of God and Gods, titled ‘Seth the Iconoclast: Polytheism and the Language of ... Read More

A Theory of Polytheism
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A Theory of Polytheism

Ashay Naik- October 17, 2016

This essay is based on the first chapter of the book Of God and Gods by Jan Assmann, titled ‘Understanding Polytheism’. Read More

The Science of Tradition
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The Science of Tradition

Sankrant Sanu- May 23, 2016

Humans and human societies are complex and amazing and capable of multiple ways of knowing and propagating knowledge. Read More