Hinduism

Induced Religious Conversions: An Affront To Hindus (2002) by Balgrim Ragoonanan

Ragoonanan explores some typical misunderstandings of Hinduism, provides useful information for both Christians and Hindus on the nature of Hinduism, and explains why Christian proselytizing is an affront to Hindus. [Editor's note: This article is presented as an article of interest regarding Hinduism. It represents the viewpoint of its author, not that of the Secular Web. Although the author identifies specific aspects of Hinduism which are misunderstood by Christians, Christian critics could likewise point out that the author misunderstands specific aspects of Christianity and that the article goes beyond merely criticizing the misunderstanding of Hinduism by Christians to the point that it serves as an apologetic for Hinduism.]

Why I Am Not a Hindu (1993) by Ramendra Nath

Professor Ramendra's bold manifesto in which he explains why he rejects the doctrine of the infallibility of the Vedas, varnashram dharma, moksha, karmavada,  and avatarvada. In place of idol worship and ancient taboo, Ramendra advocates a humanistic secularism based on liberty, equality, and the inalienable rights of each individual.

Answer to "Why I Am Not a Hindu" (2002) by A Hindu Woman

A critical analysis of Ramendra Nath's "Why I am Not a Hindu" by a Hindu woman, who, although a nontheist as is Nath, nevertheless finds Nath's understanding of Hinduism to be lacking credibility.

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