[Advaita-l] Logical Basis of Apaureshyatva
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Wed Nov 9 16:03:40 CST 2011
Why do you think a Jesuit priest is learning Hinduism taking so much effort?
On 09/11/2011, Vidyasankar Sundaresan <svidyasankar at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> *I have heard that Clooney is vatican sponsored anti-Hindu professor. If I
>> get his books free, I will use them but wont pay for anti-Hindu campaign.
> The short comment to the above:
> I will only say this much. Do not believe all that you hear; judge for
> The long comment:
> Prof. Clooney is a scholarly and very insightful writer on multiple Hindu
> traditions. Yes, he is a Roman Catholic, a Jesuit priest to boot. That only
> makes him not-Hindu; he can by NO means be described as anti-Hindu.
> One could perhaps disagree with his observations/conclusions for valid
> scholarly reasons, but to merely dismiss it all as somehow "anti-Hindu"
> just because of his commitment to his own religion is a grave injustice
> to the man and his scholarship.
> Someone else could lay the same charge against Prof. Lance Nelson too,
> who teaches at the Catholic University of San Diego. But I think you know
> that calling Prof. Nelson anti-Hindu would be a grossly unfair description
> of the person.
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