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The Bhagavad Gita and Its Commentators
Francis X. Clooney, SJ
The Bhagavad Gita, a Hindu classic of devotion and theology, has received extensive classical and contemporary commentary. The seminar explores selectively the interpretations of classical commentators with a specific focus on Madhusudana Sarasvati, and for contrast, some 20th century interpreters Hindu and Christian. Part of the series, Reading Hindu Texts Interreligiously, meant for students interested in closely reading Indian/Hindu texts, with attention to textual analogues from other religions. No Sanskrit required.
Enrollment Limited: Limited to 20 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1615
Expected to be offered Fall 2014
Course location to be announced.
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