Professor Gavin Flood FBA
About this Fellow
Gavin Flood's research interests are in medieval Hindu texts (especially from the traditions of Shiva), comparative religion, and phenomenology. Two recent books are The Importance of Religion: Meaning and Action in Our Strange World (Oxford: Blackwell, 2013) and The Truth Within: A History of Inwardness in Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism (Oxford University Press, 2014). Developing from the comparative interests of these books, he is currently working on a project on religion and the philosophy of life as well as developing closer textual work on a Sanskrit text called the Netra Tantra. He is general series editor of the Oxford History of Hinduism.
- Professor of Hindu Studies and Comparative Religion, University of Oxford; Senior Research Fellow, Campion Hall, Oxford
Text Criticism of the Hebrew Bible; Philology of the Septuagint and Cognate Studies; Hellenistic Judaism; Humanism and Scriptural Interpretation of Renaissance Spain
Social & Cultural Anthropology, Other Branches Eastern Europe including Russia East Asia South Asia Central and Inner Asia Caucasus