Our 2007 Annual Meeting Program

San Diego, California, November 16-17, 
in conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature

Friday, November 16
7:00-11:00pm, GH-Molly B
AAR Program: A16-404

How We Do Hindu-Christian Studies?

This panel seeks broad audience participation in a discussion of methods, theories, and approaches in the field of Hindu-Christian studies. Panelists will make brief remarks based on papers that will be made available in advance on the HCac listserv, and audience members will then be invited to join in the discussion.

T. S. Rukmani, Concordia University, Presiding

Harold Coward, University of Victoria
Hindu-Christian Studies: A Retrospective

Susan Abraham, Harvard Divinity School
Theological Approaches to Hindu-Christian Studies

Brian K. Pennington, Maryville College
Historical-Critical Approaches to Hindu-Christian Studies

Arvind Sharma, McGill University
Hindu-Christian Studies through the Lens of Ethics

Catherine Cornille, Boston College
Missiology and Hindu-Christian Studies

Kristin Bloomer, University of Chicago
Ethnography and Hindu-Christian Studies

T. S. Rukmani, Concordia University, Respondent
The Future of Hindu-Christian Studies

Saturday, November 17, 2007
9:00-11:30am, GH-Mohsen B
AAR Program: A17-142

9:00am Panel and Discussion

(Re-)Constructing Advaita: Rambachan’s The Advaita Worldview and and Thatamanil’s The Immanent Divine in Conversation

Michael McLaughlin, Presiding

Michelle Voss Roberts, Rhodes College
Michael McLaughlin, St. Leo University
Joseph Prabhu, California State University

Anantanand Rambachan, St. Olaf College, Respondent
John J. Thatamanil, Vanderbilt University, Respondent

Business Meeting, 11:30

Corinne Dempsey, University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, Presiding