Gandhi: A Political and Spiritual Life

Gandhi: A Political and Spiritual Life


all through his lengthy and turbulent profession as a political chief, first in South Africa after which in India, Gandhi sought to fulfil his non secular aspirations via politics and to reconcile politics with own non secular conviction. yet Gandhi’s faith was once wildly divergent from whatever to have taken root in his local India. premiere between his deepest tenets was once the assumption that he was once an international saviour, lengthy prophesied and possibly divine.

Penetrating and provocative, Kathryn Tidrick’s publication attracts on overlooked fabric to discover the paradoxes inside Gandhi’s existence and character. She unearths a guy whose non secular principles originated no longer in India, yet within the drawing rooms of late-Victorian England, and which incorporated a few very eccentric and destructive notions approximately intercourse. The ensuing portrait is advanced, convincing and, to someone drawn to the legacy of colonialism, extra enlightening than any formerly published. 

The Gandhi printed this is no longer the secular saint of renowned renown, yet a tough and self-obsessed guy pushed via a messianic feel of private destiny. 

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