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Are Dialogues Antidotes to Violence? Two Recent Examples from Hinduism Studies

One of the convictions in religious studies and elsewhere is about the role dialogues play: by fulfilling the need for understanding, dialogues reduce violence. In this paper, we analyze two examples from Hinduism studies to show that precisely the opposite is true: dialogue about Hinduism has become the harbinger of violence. This is not because […]

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Religion and the Secular. (Review Essay)

Review of: Religion and the Secular: Historical and Colonial Formations. Edited by Timothy Fitzgerald. London: Equinox Publishing, 2007. 288 pp. ISBN-10 184553266X,   link to the publisher download the publication here

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