Hatcher, Brian



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Brian A. Hatcher is Professor and Packard Chair of Theology in the Department of Religion at Tufts University. He is a scholar of religion in modern South Asia, with a special interest in colonial Bengal. He is the author of several monographs, including Idioms of Improvement: Vidyasagar and Cultural Encounter in Bengal (1996) and Bourgeois Hinduism, or the Faith of the Modern Vedantists (2008). He is currently researching the rise and fall of a Hindu monastic network in modern Bengal.


On Rorotoko:

On his book Hinduism Before Reform
(Our Cover Feature of August 12, 2020)