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Holy War:  Violence and the Bhagavad Gita
Steven J. Rosen, ed.

Contents

Foreword
  
Graham M. Schweig

Introduction
    Steven J. Rosen

Kurukshetra in Context: An Analysis of Violence in the Bhagavad Gita
   
Steven J. Rosen

Where is Kuruksetra?
    Arvind Sharma

Sri Aurobindo and the Gita
    Michel Danino

Gandhi, Nonviolence and the Bhagavad-gita
    Bradley S. Clough

Ahimsa and the Bhagavad-gita: A Gandhian Perspective
   Nicholas Sutton

Of Meat-Eaters and Grass-Eaters: An Exploration of Human Nature
    Patrick Olivelle

Pursuing the Gita: From Gandhi to Doniger
    Ramesh N. Rao

Violence in the Bible and the Bhagavad-gita
    Hector Avalos

Ahimsa in the Mahabharata
    Christopher Chapple

The Use and Abuse of Holy War Imagery
   William J. Jackson

Bhagavad-gita: Seeing Nonviolence in the Violent Play of God
    Swami B.V. Tripurari

About the Contributors

Subject Index


CONTRIBUTORS

Graham M. Schweig (author of the Foreword), Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia

Steven J. Rosen, author of several books on Vaishnava-related subjects, and editor-in-chief of Journal of Vaishnava Studies

Arvind Sharma, Briks Professor of Comparative Religion, McGill University

Michel Danino, editor and translator of several books

Bradley S. Clough, Assistant Professor of Religion and Asian Studies, Bard College

Nicholas Sutton, Research Fellow, Department of Theology, University of Birmingham

Patrick Olivelle, Chair, Department of Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Ramesh Rao, Associate Professor of Communication at Truman State University

Hector Avalos, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Founder of the U.S. Latino Studies Program, Iowa State University

Christopher K. Chapple, Professor of Theological Studies and Director of Asian and Pacific Studies at Loyola Marymount University

William J. Jackson, Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University

Swami B.V. Tripurari, author, poet and spiritual teacher