Table of Contents – Religions of South Asia, Issue 11.1 (2017)

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Religions of South Asia
Issue 11.1 (2017) table of contents

Simon Brodbeck , Dermot Killingley , Anna King

Death and Dying in the Bhagavad-Gītā: Between Causality and Soteriology
Nina Petek

Realistic Reasoning and the Unreal World: Gauḍapāda’s Use of Nyāya Methodology to Argue for Illusionism
Victor A. van Bijlert

Making ‘Ethical Hindus’: Sanskrit Traditions, Oral Performance, and Hindu Nationalism in Contemporary India
Ketan Alder

‘She Doesn’t Need Muṭiyēṯṯu’ There’: The Interplay of Divine Mood, Taste and Dramatic Offerings in South Indian Folk Hinduism
Marianne Pasty-Abdul Wahid

Book Reviews-open access
Caitanya Vaiṣṇava Philosophy: Tradition, Reason and Devotion, edited by Ravi M. Gupta. Dorchester, UK: Ashgate, 2014. viii + 244 pp., $153.00 (hb), $54.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0754661771 (hb), 978-1-138-24885-4 (pb).
Archana Venkatesan

Seven Days of Nectar: Contemporary Oral Performances of the Bhāgavatapurāṇa, by McComas Taylor. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 248 pp., $105.00. ISBN 978-0-190-61191-0.
Anandi Silva Knuppel

Transformative Religious Experience: A Phenomenological Understanding of Religious Conversion, by Joshua Iyadurai. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2015. xii + 254 pp. ISBN 978-1-620-32746-3 (pb).
Michael D. Nichols

The Indian System of Human Marks, by Kenneth G. Zysk. Leiden: Brill, 2016. 2 vols., xvi + 954 pp., €249.00 (hb). ISBN 978-9-004-29972-6 (hb).
Nathan McGovern

Simon Brodbeck, Cardiff University
Dermot Killingley, University of Newcastle
Anna S. King, University of Winchester

Book Review Editor
Suzanne Newcombe, Inform and The Open University

Religions of South Asia

ISSN: 1751-2689 (print)
ISSN: 1751-2697 (online)

Religions of South Asia is a development of the work of the Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions which has been meeting annually since 1975 and is supported by the Spalding Trust.

RoSA publishes papers by internationally respected scholars on some of the most vibrant and dynamic religious traditions of the world. It includes the latest research on distinctively South Asian or Indic religions – Hindu, Jaina, Buddhist and Sikh – religions which continue to influence the patterns of thought and ways of life of millions of people.

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