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Biography of Arvind Sharma

Arvind Sharma was born in Varanasi, India. He earned a B.A. in History, Economics, and Sanskrit from Allahabad University in 1958 and continued his interests in economics at Syracuse University, earning an M.A. in 1970. Pursuing a life-long interest in comparative religion, Dr. Sharma gained an M.T.S. in 1974 and then a Ph.D. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies from Harvard University in 1978. He was the first Infinity Foundation Visiting Professor of Indic Studies at Harvard University and succeeded Wilfred Cantwell Smith to the Birks Chair of Comparative Religion at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He has published over fifty books and five hundred articles in the fields of comparative religion, Hinduism, Indian philosophy and ethics, and the role of women in religion. Often cited as an authority on Hinduism, amongst his most noteworthy publications are The Hindu Gita: Ancient and Classical Interpretations of the Bhagavadgita (1986), The Experiential Dimension of Advaita Vedanta (1993), Our Religions: The Seven World Religions Introduced by Preeminent Scholars from Each Tradition (1994), and The Study of Hinduism (2003).

Arvind Sharma is the author of A Guide to Hindu Spirituality . He also wrote the foreword to the anthology The Essential Ananda K. Coomaraswamy , edited by Rama P. Coomaraswamy .


Arvind Sharma’s Writings Online
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Foreword to The Essential Ananda K. CoomaraswamyThe Essential Ananda K. CoomaraswamySharma, Arvind Tradition
The Logic of the Spiritual PathA Guide to Hindu SpiritualitySharma, Arvind Hinduism
What is Hindu Spirituality?A Guide to Hindu SpiritualitySharma, Arvind Hinduism
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Arvind Sharma’s Bibliography

Books

The Philosophy of Religion and Advaita Vedanta (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008)

Part of the Problem, Part of the Solution: Religion Today and Tomorrow (Praeger Publishers, 2008)

Hermeneutics and Hindu Thought: Toward a Fusion of Horizons (Springer, 2008)

Fundamentalism And Women in World Religions (T. & T. Clark Publishers 2007)

Goddesses And Women In The Indic Religious Tradition (Brill Academic Publishers, 2005)

New Focus on Hindu Studies (DK Print World, 2005)

A New Curve in the Ganges (DK Print World, 2005)

Christianity and Human Rights: Influences and Issues (State University of New York Press, 2007)

The Quest for Serenity in World Religions (DK Printworld, 2007)

A Guide to Hindu Spirituality (World Wisdom, 2006)

Hindu Egalitarianism: Equality or Justice? (Rupa, 2006)

Advaita Vedanta (Ludwig Verlag, 2006)

Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations (Oxford University Press, 2006)

Modern Hindu Thought: An Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2005)

Dharma (DK Print World, 2005)

Sleep As a State of Consciousness in Advaita (State University of New York Press, 2004)

The Buddhism Omnibus: Comprising Gautama Buddha, The Dhammapada, and The Philosophy of Religion (Oxford University Press, 2004)

Her Voice, Her Faith: Women Speak On World Religions (Westview Press, 2004)

Hinduism and Human Rights: A Conceptual Approach (Law in India) (Oxford University Press, 2004)

Advaita Vedanta: An Introduction (Motilal Banarsidass, 2004)

The Study of Hinduism (University of South Carolina Press, 2003)

Hinduism and Its Sense of History (Oxford University Press, 2003)

Methodology in Religious Studies: The Interface With Women’s Studies (State University of New York Press, 2003)

Modern Hindu Thought: The Essential Texts (Oxford University Press, 2002)

Women in Indian Religions (Oxford University Press, 2002)

Religion in a Secular City: Essays in Honor of Harvey Cox (Trinity Press International, 2001)

Hinduism and Secularism: After Ayodhya (Palgrave Macmillan, 2001)

Sati: Historical and Phenomenological Essays (Motilal Banarsidass, 2001)

Annual Review of Women in World Religions, the (Annual Review of Women in World Religions) (State University of New York Press, 2001)

The Annual Review of Women in World Religions (State University of New York Press, 1999)

A Dome of Many Colors: Studies in Religious Pluralism, Identity, and Unity (Trinity Press International, 1999)

Feminism and World Religions (State University of New York Press, 1998)

The Concept of Universal Religion in Modern Hindu Thought (Palgrave Macmillan, 1998)

Neo-Hindu Views of Christianity (Brill Academic Publishers, 1988)

The Philosophy of Religion: A Buddhist Perspective (Oxford University Press, 1997)

Women in World Religions (South Asia Books, 1995)

Our Religions: The Seven World Religions Introduced by Preeminent Scholars from Each Tradition (HarperOne, 1994)

The Little Clay Cart (State University of New York Press, 1994)

Todays Woman in World Religions (State University of New York Press, 1994)

The Experiential Dimension of Advaita Vedanta (Motilal Banarsidass, 1993)

The Annual Review of Women in World Religions: Heroic Women (State University of New York Press, 1992)


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