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Professor Julius Lipner FBA

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About this Fellow

Sanskritic Hindu thought, including classical Vedanta, and 19th-century Bengal; comparative study, with special reference to Hinduism and Indian Christianity



Current post

  • Professor of Hinduism and the Comparative Study of Religion, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Chairman, Faculty Board of Divinity, University of Cambridge, 2003 - 2006
  • Professor of Hinduism and the Comparative Study of Religion, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 2003


Brahmabandhab Upadhyay: Life and Thought of a Revolutionary (OUP,Delhi) 1999

Hindus: their Religious Beliefs and Practices (Routledge, London) 1994/1998

Anandamath, or The Sacred Brotherhood(OUP, New York) 2005

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