Hinduphobia in Academia “Violence against Christians in Modi’s India”

Hindu Nationalism and Christian Minorities Series

A talk by Chad Bauman (Butler)

“Violence against Christians in Modi’s India”

Date: January 30, 2023

Time:  4:15pm – 5:45pm

Location:  Room 208 Knox Hall, 606 West 122nd Street, between Broadway and Claremont

Moderated by Rachel McDermott (Religion; AMEC at Barnard College)

Chad M. Bauman is Professor of Religion and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Butler University.  His earliest research focused on the interaction of low-caste Christians and Hindus in colonial India, and culminated in a book, Christian Identity and Dalit Religion in Hindu India, 1868-1947, which won the prize for Best Book in Hindu-Christian Studies, 2006-2008, from the Society for Hindu-Christian Studies.  His most recent books are Pentecostals, Proselytization, and Anti-Christian Violence in Contemporary India (Oxford University Press, 2015), Anti-Christian Violence in India (Cornell University Press, 2020), and a co-edited volume, The Routledge Handbook of Hindu-Christian Relations (Routledge, 2021).

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