The religious consequences of the European Reformation are often part of our education. But the 16th century saw reformations across the globe: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Aztec beliefs. At the heart of this change was Mughal Emperor Akbar, who combined all of these beliefs into a single new global religion: Divine Faith.
Makhan Lal Roy Choudhury. The Din-i-Ilahi: Or, the Religion of Akbar. 1941.
Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Religious Transformations in the Early Modern World: A Brief History with Documents. St Martin's Press: 2009
A.V. Williams Jackson, "Akbar's Reforms -- The Divine Faith -- 1566-1605 AD" in History of India, Vol. IV of From the Reign of Akbar the Great to the Fall of the Moghul Empire. 1906.
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)
© 2013-2017 Footnoting History. All rights reserved.
Footnoting History operates under a SAG-AFTRA New Media Agreement.