Timothy Lubin

Washington and Lee University

Professor of Religion

204 W Washington St

Lexington, VA 24450

United States

http://home.wlu.edu/~lubint/

Washington and Lee University - School of Law

Adjunct Professor of Law

Lexington, VA 24450

United States

http://law2.wlu.edu/faculty/profiledetailigx.asp?id=297

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

DOWNLOADS
Rank 20,526

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 20,526

in Total Papers Downloads

2,121

CITATIONS

0

Ideas:
“  I write about early India's conceptions comparable to 'religious' and 'secular', pluralism and polity, status and rights, and cultural transmission from centers to peripheries. By training and method, I am a historian of religion and law in South and Southeast Asia, using Sanskrit texts and inscriptions in Prakrit, Sanskrit, Classical Tamil, and Old Javanese. I study the formation and spread of Brahmanical ideals and institutions in the ancient and early medieval periods, as well as issues of religious identity and religious freedom in modern legal contexts.  ”

Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Punishment and Expiation: Overlapping Domains in Brahmanical Law

Indologica Taurinensia, Vol. 33, pp. 93-122, 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2008
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 448 (58,189)

Abstract:

Loading...

religious, law, priestly, punishment, penance, expiation, crime, sin, India, Brahmanical, authority, king, royal, secular, ancient, natural law, positive law

Writing and the Recognition of Customary Law in Premodern India and Java

Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2011-18
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2015
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 199 (140,649)

Abstract:

Loading...

writing, recognition, custom, customary law, comparative, ancient law, India, Java, Hindu, Indic

Writing and the Recognition of Customary Law in Premodern India and Java

Journal of the American Oriental Society 135.2: 225–259 (2015)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Sep 2015
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 113 (226,789)

Abstract:

Loading...

writing, recognition, custom, customary law, comparative, ancient law, India, Java, Hindu, Indic

3.

The Spirit and the Flesh of Hindu Law

Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 130 No. 3, pp. 445-451, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 252 (111,779)

Abstract:

Loading...

Hindu law, Dharmashastra, Dharmasastra, Dharma, customary law, theology, India, Sanskrit, comparative law, religious law, religion, jurisprudence, philosophy of law

4.

Hinduism and Law

Hinduism in India: Modern and Contemporary Movements, edited by Will Sweetman and Aditya Malik (Sage Publications, 2016), pp. 41–68.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2016
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 241 (117,034)

Abstract:

Loading...

South Asia, India, colonial law, colonialism, Hindu law, Anglo-Hindu law, personal law codes, legal pluralism, nationalism

5.

Indic Conceptions of Authority

HINDUISM AND LAW: AN INTRODUCTION, Timothy Lubin, Donald R. Davis, Jr., Jayanth K. Krishnan, eds., pp. 137-153, Cambridge University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 10 May 2011
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 190 (147,095)

Abstract:

Loading...

comparative law, authority, India, Hindu Law, Dharmashastra/Dharmasastra, religious law, proof, ordeal, legal history, Asia

6.

The Theory and Practice of Property in Premodern South Asia: Disparities and Convergences

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 61.5/6 (2018), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2017-3
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 182 (153,682)

Abstract:

Loading...

Ancient and Medieval India, South Asia, Property, Ownership, Legal History, Land Rights, Endowment, Inscription, Epigraphy

7.

The Polity of the Philosopher-Bureaucrat: Brahmanical Virtue as a Qualification for Public Office

In: WORLD VIEW AND THEORY IN INDIAN PHILOSOPHY, edited by Piotr Balcerowicz, 299-325 (Warsaw Indological Studies, 5) (Manohar 2012)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 173 (160,120)

Abstract:

Loading...

Hindu law, Brahmin, Brahmanical, political theory, India, arthashastra, dharma, dharmashastra, statecraft, norms, authority, writing, administration

8.

Legal Diglossia: Modeling Discursive Practices in Premodern Indic Law

BILINGUAL DISCOURSE AND CROSS-CULTURAL FERTILISATION: SANSKRIT AND TAMIL IN MEDIAEVAL INDIA, Whitney Cox and Vincenzo Vergiani (eds.), Collection Indologie, 121. Institut français de Pondichéry / École française d’Extrême-Orient, 2013, pp. 411-455.
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 143 (188,123)

Abstract:

Loading...

code switching, register, legal diglossia, custom, customary law, norm, recognition, administration, comparative, ancient, documentation, Dharmashastra, Dharmaśāstra, India, Dharma, Hindu law, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Sanskrit, Javanese, Khmer, Tamil

9.

Custom in the Vedic Ritual Codes as an Emergent Legal Principle

Journal of the American Oriental Society 136.4 (2016): 669–687.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 142 (189,160)

Abstract:

Loading...

custom, ancient law, dharma, Dharmashastra, Hindu law, Veda, Vedic ritual, code, authority, norms, India, South Asia

10.

Towards a South Asian Diplomatics: Cosmopolitan Norms and Regional Idioms in the Use of Documents

Studies in Historical Documents from Nepal and India, edited by Simon Cubelic, Axel Michaels, and Astrid Zotter. Documenta Nepalica, 1. Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Publishing / Kathmandu: National Archives, Nepal, 2018, pp. 37–84, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2018-08
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Timothy Lubin
Washington and Lee University
Downloads 38 (401,928)

Abstract:

Loading...

diplomatics, legal documents, charter, property, India, South Asia, comparative history of ancient law, inscription