McDonaldisation, Masala McGospel and Om Economics: - download pdf or read online

By Jonathan D James

This ebook appears to be like at faith in a transnational and international context and provides a scientific account of the tools undertaken by way of modern-day missionaries to transform people.

The writer seeks to appreciate the outworking of the yankee phenomenon of televangelism in India, in a brand new old, cultural, non secular, political and fiscal surroundings. He likens worldwide televangelism to 'McDonaldisation', due to its standardised, 'one measurement matches all' procedure. 'Glocal' televangelism-the fusion of the yankee and Indian evangelism-is often called 'Masala McGospel' a result of overwhelming presence of the worldwide, American grammar and good judgment within the presentation and magnificence of those programmes in India. the writer then is going directly to convey how a disjunction is being created in Hindu televangelism due to such mixing of yank innovations with the holiness of old scriptures, making them subservient to the trendy day aspirations of globalisation and consumerism.

Show description

Read or Download McDonaldisation, Masala McGospel and Om Economics: Televangelism in Contemporary India PDF

Similar hinduism books

New PDF release: Mantras: Words of Power

With transparent and concise motives of the perform of Mantra Yoga, Mantras: phrases of strength brings the traditional culture alive for trendy readers. Mantra Yoga focuse the brain and gives a feeling of wellbeing and fitness. Swami Sivananda Radha illuminates how those sacred syllables can result in therapeutic and support rework lives.

Get Winged Faith: Rethinking Globalization and Religious PDF

The Sathya Sai international civil spiritual circulate accommodates Hindu and Muslim practices, Buddhist, Christian, and Zoroastrian affects, and "New Age"-style rituals and ideology. Shri Sathya Sai Baba, its charismatic and arguable chief, draws numerous million adherents from a number of nationwide, ethnic, and spiritual backgrounds.

Download PDF by Arvind Sharma: Gandhi

In his Autobiography, Gandhi wrote, “What i need to achieve—what i've been striving and pining to accomplish those thirty years—is self-realization, to work out God head to head. . . . All that I do when it comes to talking and writing, and all my ventures within the political box, are directed to this similar finish. ” While hundreds of thousands of biographies and histories were written approximately Gandhi (1869–1948), the vast majority of them have all in favour of the political, social, or familial dimensions of his lifestyles.

The Essence of Enlightenment: Vedanta, The Science of by James Swartz PDF

“Exceptionally ‘reader pleasant’ in association and presentation, The Essence of Enlightenment is a completely proficient and informative learn that may turn out to be an enduringly renowned addition to group and educational library Metaphysical stories reference collections, in addition to the private reports of non-specialist basic readers with an curiosity in Vedanta, the technology of recognition.

Extra info for McDonaldisation, Masala McGospel and Om Economics: Televangelism in Contemporary India

Sample text

Download PDF sample

McDonaldisation, Masala McGospel and Om Economics: Televangelism in Contemporary India by Jonathan D James


by Robert
4.2

Rated 4.77 of 5 – based on 27 votes