Concerns that likely inspired today's panel can be traced textually to the beginnings of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and to the earliest writings of what we now call Hinduism. In the field of Hindu-Christian studies, these concerns suggest ethnographic approaches that are not in themselves new, but which borrow in potentially new ways from the methodological tool-boxes of anthropology, theology and the history of religions.
"Comparative Theology, Comparative Religion, and Hindu-Christian Studies: Ethnography as Method,"
Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies:
Vol. 21, Article 10.
Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.7825/2164-6279.1409