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Journal of Vaishnava Studies

Volume 13, No. 2, Spring 2005

Contents

Introduction
    Steven J. Rosen

Madhva Vedanta: The Beginning or the End of an Esoteric Tradition?
    Deepak Sarma

Debating the Place of Science and Faith in the Creation of a Krishna Comic Book
    Karline McLain

On the Periphery of Krishna--Max Weber, Modernity, and Postmodern Divinity
    David Smith

The Virtual and the Visible in the Radhaballabh Temple
    Cynthia P. Atherton

Bahktivinoda Thakura and the Modernization of Gaudiya Vaishnavism
    Jason D. Fuller

Bhaktivedanta Swami and the Golden Age
   Mans Broo

A Meeting with Charles Darwin and the Bhagavata Purana
    Jonathan B. Edelmann

Hindu Rituals to Sacralize the American Landscape
    Vadudha Narayanan

Ansu, Modernity and the "Pangs of Separation"
    Charles S. J. White

The Ramayana in Modern Media and Performance
    Michael Sternfeld

Book Reviews
    Rebecca Manring
/ Bhaktirasamrtasindhu, trans. by David Haberman

   Arvind Sharma / The Bhagavad-gita, trans. by Swami Tripurari

   Neal Delmonico / Rejoinder

About the Contributors


CONTRIBUTORS:

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

Deepak Sarma, Assistant Professor of Religion at Case Western University.

Karline McLain, doctoral candidate in South Asian Cultures and Languages at the University of Texas in Austin.  She will join Bucknell University as Assistant Professor of South Asian Religions in Fall, 2005.

David Smith, teaches South Asian religions at Lancaster University, UK.

Cynthia P. Atherton, art historian who teaches Asian art at Middlebury College.  her current work is on the visual culture of several Krishna temples in Vrindaban and Jaipur.

Jason D. Fuller, Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Religions at Washington and Lee University.

Mans Broo, Lecturer, Department of Comparative Religion, Abo Akademi University, Finland.

Jonathan B. Edelmann, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Oxford, England. His area of research is the relationship of Vaisnava conceptions of nature and creation with contemporary evolutionary theory.

Vadudha Narayanan, Professor Religion at the University of Florida and recent President of the American Academy of Religion.

Charles S. J. White, Professor emeritus of philosophy and religion at the Amterican University in Washington, DC.  Author of many books, essays, journal and encyclopedia articles.

Michael Sternfeld, Independent scholar and producer/director. Produced first complete audio production of the unabridged Ramayana.