Rabbi on the Ganges: A Jewish Hindu Encounter

Rabbi Professor Alan Brill is the Cooperman/Ross Endowed Chair for Jewish-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University, where he teaches Jewish studies in the Jewish-Christian Studies Graduate Program. Brill received his B.A., M.A. and Ordination from Yeshiva University and his Ph.D. from the Department of Theology at Fordham University. He specializes in interfaith theology, Jewish mysticism, modern Jewish thought, and contemporary Jewish Orthodoxy. Dr. Brill is also the author of Judaism and World Religions: Christianity, Islam, and Eastern Religions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), Judaism and Other Religions: Models of Understanding (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and Thinking God: The Mysticism of Rabbi Zadok of Lublin (Y. U. Press, 2002). He has been blogging since 2009 at kavvanah.blog. Prof Brill was a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award for research and teaching at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh in India. This research produced his recent volume Rabbi on the Ganges: A Jewish Hindu Encounter (Lexington Books, 2019). He is currently working on a book on a Jewish view of religious diversity.

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