Summary and a Personal Epilogue

  • Alon Goshen-Gottstein
Part of the Interreligious Studies in Theory and Practice book series (INSTTP)


This book has put forth several theses, either explicitly or in how the presentation was structured. Let me summarize these briefly, before concluding on the same personal note that the book opened with. By way of introduction, I should affirm once again what by now is obvious to the reader, and that is that the present work does not seek to describe the encounter from the perspective of some neutrality. Rather, it is an engaged description and as such is carried out from my own specific Jewish vantage point. A Hindu reading of the encounter is important, but, as I shall presently note, remains some distance away, in view of the contours of the present encounter. What have we seen then in the course of our study?


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  1. 1.
    See Ananda, Hindu View of Judaism, APC Publications, New Delhi, 1996.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    See Ashok Vohra, Metaphysical Unity, Phenomenological Diversity and the Approach to the Other: An Advaita Vedanta Position, The Religious Other: Hostility, Hospitality and the Hope of Human Flourishing, ed. Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD, 2014, pp. 99–115.Google Scholar
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    John Thatamanil, Managing Multiple Religious and Scholarly Identities: An Argument for a Theological Study of Hinduism, Journal of the American Academy of Religion 68, 4, 2000.Google Scholar

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