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Fárek, Martin. “Were Shramana and Bhakti Movements against the Caste System?”. In Western Foundations of the Caste System, Eds. Martin Fárek, et al., 127-172. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Karen Pechilis, “Bhakti’s Visualities of Connection in the Arts Today,” Journal of Hindu Studies, Volume 12, Issue 2, Aug 2019, 142–167.
Ben-Herut, Gil, Jon Keune, and Anne E. Monius, eds. Regional Communities of Devotion in South Asia: Insiders, Outsiders and Interlopers. New York: Routledge, 2019.
Harshita Mruthinti Kamath, “Two Bhaktas, One District: Revisioning Hagiography and Imagery in Telugu South India,” Journal of Hindu Studies, Volume 12, Issue 2, Aug 2019, 168–191.
Amy-Ruth Holt, Karen Pechilis, “Contemporary Images of Hindu Bhakti: Identity and Visuality,” Journal of Hindu Studies, Volume 12, Issue 2, August 2019, 129–141.
Keune, Jon. “Pedagogical Otherness: The Use of Muslims and Untouchables in Some Hindu Devotional Literature.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 84 (2016): 727 – 749.
Burchett, Patton. A Genealogy of Devotion: Bhakti, Tantra, Yoga, and Sufism in North India. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019.
Amy-Ruth Holt, “Symbols of Political Participation: Jayalalitha’s Fan Imagery in Tamil Nadu,” Journal of Hindu Studies, Volume 12, Issue 2, Aug 2019, 242–269.
Gupta, Ravi M., and Kenneth Russell Valpey. eds. The Bhāgavata Purāṇa: Selected Translations. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.
Sinha, Jayita. “Bahinabai and the Devoted Wife: To Affirm Is to Question.” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 39, no. 1 (2016): 1-13.
Ben-Herut, Gil. Śiva’s Saints: The Origins of Devotion in Kannada According to Harihara’s Ragaḷegaḷu. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Hawley, John Stratton, Christian Lee Novetzke, and Swapna Sharma, eds. Bhakti and Power: Debating India’s Religion of the Heart. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019.
Chakravarti, Ananya. “Between Bhakti and Pietà: Untangling Emotion in Marāṭhī Christian Poetry.” History of Religions 56, no. 4 (2017): 365-387.
Cynthia Packert, “From Gujarat to the Globe: ‘Bhakti Visuality’ and Identity in BAPS Svāminārāyaṇ Hinduism,” Journal of Hindu Studies, Volume 12, Issue 2, Aug 2019, 192–223.
Barua, Ankur. “The Devotional Metaphysics of Śaṅkaradeva (1449–1568): The Advaitic Brahman as the Beloved Friend.” Journal of Hindu Studies 10, no. 3 (2017): 301-327.
Accardi, Dean. “Orientalism and the Invention of Kashmiri Religion(S).” International Journal of Hindu Studies 22, no. 3 (2018): 411-430.
Hawley, John Stratton. “Can There Be a Vaishnava Kabir?”. Studies in History 32, no. 2 (2016): 147-161.
Pechilis, Karen. “Bhakti and Tantra Intertwined: The Explorations of the Tamil Poetess Kāraikkāl Ammaiyār.” International Journal of Dharma Studies 4, no. 1 (2016): 1-10.
O’Connell, Joseph T. and Rembert Lutjeharms. eds. Caitanya Vaiṣṇavism in Bengal: Social Impact and Historical Implications. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018.
Morse, Jeremy G. “Devotion According to the Rules: Guru-Bhakti in the Texts and Practices of the Datta Sampradāya.” PhD diss., University of Chicago, 2017.
Kamath, Harshita Mruthinti. “Kṣētrayya: The Making of a Telugu Poet.” Indian Economic & Social History Review 56, no. 3 (July 2019): 253–82.
Davis, Richard H., “Bhakti in the Classroom: What Do American Students Hear?” In Bhakti and Power: Social Location and Religious Affect in India’s Religion of the Heart. Eds. Christian Lee Novetzke, et al.,Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019.
Francis, Emmanuel, and Charlotte Schmid, eds. The Archaeology of Bhakti II: Royal Bhakti, Local Bhakti. Pondichéry: École française d’Extrême-Orient, 2016.
Ashlee Norene Andrews, “‘Gopāl is my Baby’: Vulnerable Deities and Maternal Love at Bengali Home Shrines,” Journal of Hindu Studies, Volume 12, Issue 2, Aug 2019, 224–241.
Llewellyn, J. E. “Saints, Hagiographers, and Religious Experience: The Case of Tukaram and Mahipati.” Religions 10, no. 2 (2019): 110.
Lutjeharms, Rembert. ed. A Vaisnava Poet in Early Modern Bengal: Kavikarnapura’s Splendour of Speech. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.