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Gavin Flood
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| fullname = | other_names = 1954}}| birth_place =| death_date = | death_place =| era = | region = | school_tradition = | main_interests = Religious studies, tantra, comparative religion, Hinduism| notable_ideas =| major_works = Introduction to Hinduism (Cambridge University Press 1996), Beyond Phenomenology: Rethinking the Study of religion. (Cassell 1999)| influences = | influenced = }}Gavin Dennis Flood {{post-nominals|country=GBR|FBA}} (born 1954) is a British scholar of comparative religion specialising in Shaivism and phenomenology,JOURNAL
, Flood, G.
, 2003
, The Sacred and the Profane: Contemporary Demands On Hermeneutics
, Literature and Theology
, 17
, 4
, 478–479
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, 2008-05-15
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, but with research interests that span South Asian traditions.JOURNAL, 10.1023/A:1003055919458, Indo-Iranian Journal, 41, 78–82, 1998, Review of An Introduction to Hinduism, Springer, Brockington, John, From October 2005 through December 2015 he served in the Faculty of Theology University of Oxford and as the Academic Director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies which is a Recognised Independent Centre of the University of Oxford.WEB,weblink University of Oxford, Faculty of Theology and Religion, theology.ox.ac.uk, 2017-08-16, (A Recognised Independent Centre is an institution that is not part of the University, but works with the University in research and teaching.)
In 2008 Flood was granted the title of Professor of Hindu Studies and Comparative Religion from the University of Oxford. In 2014 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy, the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and social sciences.WEB,weblink British Academy announces 42 new fellows, Times Higher Education, 18 July 2014, 18 July 2014, In 2016, Flood became the inaugural Yap Kim Hao Professor of Comparative Religious Studies at Yale-NUS College in Singapore.WEB,weblink Yale-NUS College Welcomes Two Distinguished Scholars as Named Professors, 11 November 2015, 23 January 2016, He is a Senior Research Fellow at Campion Hall, Oxfordweblink

Publications

Flood's books include:
  • BOOK, Flood, Gavin, Religion and the Philosophy of Life,weblink 2019, OUP, Oxford, 978-0-19-968456-4, 0,
  • BOOK, Flood, Gavin, The Truth Within: A History of Inwardness in Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism,weblink 2013, OUP, Oxford, 978-0-19-968456-4, 0,
  • BOOK, Flood, Gavin, The Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation,weblink 2013, W. W. Norton & Company, 978-0-393-34513-1, 0,
  • BOOK, Flood, Gavin, The Importance of Religion: Meaning and Action in Our Strange World,weblink 2012, John Wiley & Sons, 978-1-4051-8972-9, 0,
  • BOOK, Flood, Gavin, The Tantric Body: The Secret Tradition of Hindu Religion,weblink 2006, I.B.Tauris, 978-1-84511-012-3, 0,
  • BOOK, Flood, Gavin, 2004, The Ascetic Self: Subjectivity, Memory and Tradition, Cambridge University Press, 978-0-521-60401-7,weblink 0,
  • BOOK, Flood, Gavin, Beyond Phenomenology: Rethinking the Study of Religion,weblink 1999, A&C Black, 978-0-304-70570-2, 0,
  • BOOK, Flood, Gavin, 0, 1996, An Introduction to Hinduism, Cambridge University Press, 978-0-521-43878-0,weblink
  • BOOK, Gavin Flood, The Blackwell Companion to Hinduism,weblink 2008, John Wiley & Sons, 978-0-470-99868-7, 0, (Editor)
  • BOOK, Flood, Gavin, Jean, Holm, John, Bowker, Rites of Passage,weblink 1994, A&C Black, 978-0-567-31072-9, Hinduism, 0, 0,

See also

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External links

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