The Jewish Encounter with Hinduism

History, Spirituality, Identity

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Alon Goshen-Gottstein
Interreligious Studies in Theory and Practice
  • London, England: 
    Palgrave Macmillan
    , November
     2015.
     352 pages.
     $74.99.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9781137558190.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

Hinduism has become a vital 'other' for Judaism over the past decades. The book surveys the history of the relationship from historical to contemporary times, from travellers to religious leadership. It explores the potential enrichment for Jewish theology and spirituality, as well as the challenges for Jewish identity.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Alon Goshen-Gottstein is Executive Director of the Elijah Interfaith Institute, Israel.

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