The article provides a survey of research on immigrant Hindus and South Asian Hinduism in the United States, focusing in particular on certain trends in the development of American Hinduism (e.g., Americanization, protestantization, ecumenization, congregationalization, homogenization, ritual adaptation) and prominent themes in more recent scholarship on the topic (e.g., race, transnational connections, and Hindu nationalism).
‘This is a peer reviewed version of the following article:
Bauman, C. and Saunders, J. B. (2009), Out of India: Immigrant Hindus and South Asian Hinduism in the USA. Religion Compass, 3: 116–135.,
Bauman, Chad M. and Saunders, Jennifer, "Out of India: Immigrant Hindus and South Asian Hinduism in the United States" Religion Compass / (2009): 116-135.
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