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Hawley, John Stratton 1941-

Overview
Works: 105 works in 327 publications in 2 languages and 14,727 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Comparative studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Drama  History  Illustrated works  Controversial literature  Prayers and devotions 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other
Classifications: PK3794.J3, 200.82
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Stratton Hawley
Fundamentalism and gender( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this book examine the connection between fundamentalism and gender
Sati, the blessing and the curse : the burning of wives in India by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sati symbolizes ultimate loyalty and self-sacrifice. It often figures near the core of a Hindu identity that feels embattled in a modern world. Yet to those who deplore it, sati is a curse, a violation of every woman's womanhood
Songs of the saints of India by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume the authors present the life stories and works of Ravidas, Kabir, Nanak, Surdas, Mirabai, and Tulsidas - six well-known 'saint-poets' of northern India who have contributed more to the religious vocabulary of Hinduism in the region today than any voices before or since
Saints and virtues( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Divine consort : Rādhā and the goddesses of India( Book )

29 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers presented at a conference held June 1978 at Harvard University, sponsored by the Center for the Study of World Religions
At play with Krishna : pilgrimage dramas from Brindavan by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holy tears : weeping in the religious imagination( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Hinduism by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Life of Hinduism brings together a series of essays--many recognized as classics in the field--that present Hinduism as a vibrant, truly "lived" religion. Celebrating the diversity for which Hinduism is known, this volume begins its journey in the "new India" of Bangalore, India's Silicon Valley, where global connections and local traditions rub shoulders daily. Readers are then offered a glimpse into the multifaceted world of Hindu worship, life-cycle rites, festivals, performances, gurus, and castes. The book's final sections deal with the Hinduism that is emerging in diasporic North America and with issues of identity that face Hindus in India and around the world: militancy vs. tolerance, and the struggle between owning one's own religion and sharing it with others."--Book cover
Krishna, the butter thief by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behandling af det i hinduismen populære motiv af guden Krishna, der som barn stjæler smør (ghee) fra sin mor. Med særlig vægt på skulpturelle og litterære udtryksformer
Sūr Dās : poet, singer, saint by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

12 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studying the Sikhs : issues for North America by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three bhakti voices : Mirabai, Surdas, and Kabir in their time and ours by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The landscape of North Indian religion was dramatically transformed in the 15th and 16th centuries by a remarkable family of poet-saints. Among the most famous and beloved of these figures - in India and throughout the world - are Mirabai, Surdas, and Kabir. In this book, John Stratton Hawley takes a probing look at all three, finding that many of the beliefs and legends surrounding them - even central motifs - emerged long after their deaths." "Three Bhakti Voices brings together more than two decades of scholarly work. A number of chapters are new, while others situate previously published essays in a context designed to draw out the connections between Mira, Sur and Kabir." "This book will appeal to anyone interested in Bhakti or in the history of how major North Indian cultural motifs and institutions evolve. It is also relevant to the comparative study of saints and exemplars. Students of Hinduism, Indian and Asian religions, and Indian history will find this volume engaging."--Jacket
A storm of songs : India and the idea of the bhakti movement by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India celebrates itself as a nation of unity in diversity, but where does that sense of unity come from? One important source is a widely-accepted narrative called the bhakti movement. Bhakti is the religion of the heart, of song, of common participation, of inner peace, of anguished protest. The idea known as the bhakti movement asserts that between 600 and 1600 CE, poet-saints sang bhakti from India s southernmost tip to its northern Himalayan heights, laying the religious bedrock upon which the modern state of India would be built. Challenging this canonical narrative, John Stratton Hawley clarifies the historical and political contingencies that gave birth to the concept of the bhakti movement. Starting with the Mughals and their Kachvaha allies, North Indian groups looked to the Hindu South as a resource that would give religious and linguistic depth to their own collective history. Only in the early twentieth century did the idea of a bhakti movement crystallize in the intellectual circle surrounding Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal. Interactions between Hindus and Muslims, between the sexes, between proud regional cultures, and between upper castes and Dalits are crucially embedded in the narrative, making it a powerful political resource. 'A storm of songs' ponders the destiny of the idea of the bhakti movement in a globalizing India. If bhakti is the beating heart of India, this is the story of how it was implanted there and whether it can survive."
Sur's Ocean : poems from the early tradition by Sūradāsa( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krishna's mandala : Bhagavata religion and beyond by D. Dennis Hudson( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This posthumous volume brings together seminal essays by one of the foremost American scholars on the religions of India. Exploring the ancient Indian milieu with an innate sense of mandala, 'the surround', D. Dennis Hudson's writings constantly engaged with the core of Bhagavata dharma -- Krishna as preceptor and lover in the real world. Hudson was driven by a desire to understand how this ancient vision of Vishnu's forceful, subtle activity managed to stay alive in south India as rulers, poets, and ordinary people changed. This collection is divided into three parts. The first part, 'Tales of Two Cities', deals with the physical, conceptual, ritual, and moral layouts of two ancient Tamil capitals -- Madurai and Kanchipuram. The second, 'Reading Bhagavata Texts -- Temples and Tomes', proposes radical interpretations of two familiar texts, the Bhagavad-Gita and the Bhagavata Purana, and shows how they connect to temple architecture. The final section, 'Andal and the Sri Vaishnava World', explores the connections between Bhagavata religion and gender, underlining the example of Andal, the only woman Alvar saint. In the introduction, John Stratton Hawley highlights the crosscurrents in Dennis Hudson's writings and situates this collection in the larger context of Hudson's academic and personal world. The foreword by Romila Thapar depicts a vigorous, passionate scholar 'not driven by scholarship alone'."--Jacket
The memory of love : Sūrdās sings to Krishna by Sūradāsa( Book )

13 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No Hindu god is closer to the soul of poetry than Krishna, and in North India no poet ever sang of Krishna more famously than SurdD=as-or Sur, for short. He lived in the sixteenth century and became so influential that for centuries afterward aspiring Kri
Love song of the dark lord : Jayadeva's Gitagovinda by Jayadeva( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical lyric poem with Hindi commentary and Gītagovindavyākhyāna Sanskrit commentary of Prabodhānanda Sarasvatī
Fearless Bible reading : a voice from the pews : being the plainly expressed views of a plain business man on the Bible Inspiration and theology by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

4 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At play with krishna : pilgrimage dramas from brindaran by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fundamentalism and gender
Alternative Names
Hawley, J. S.

Hawley, J. S. 1941-

Hawley, J. S. (John Stratton), 1941-

Hawley, John

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Hawley, John S.

Hawley, John S. 1941-

Hawley, John S. (John Stratton), 1941-

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Strotton Hawley, John

Хоули, Джон Стрэттон

Languages
English (197)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Sati, the blessing and the curse : the burning of wives in IndiaSongs of the saints of IndiaSaints and virtuesHoly tears : weeping in the religious imaginationThe life of HinduismStudying the Sikhs : issues for North AmericaThree bhakti voices : Mirabai, Surdas, and Kabir in their time and oursKrishna's mandala : Bhagavata religion and beyond